Somehow Until the Lights Come Back never found its way into the mainstream, even though it’s a pretty accessible film. Yes No Report this. Minamoto holds a firm grip on the story, never letting it become too far-fetched, never letting the drama get too sappy. Season 4 Doctor Who: Season 4 The Walking Dead: Was this review helpful to you? Season 2 DC’s Legends of Tomorrow:

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Not the typical jingly bells stuff that reeks of sentimentality, instead the warm glow, the snow flakes and the overall upbeat and cosy feeling that make for a perfect Christmas companion. The film no set during Christmas Eve. A Christmas Eve power outage provides a collection of troubled Tokyo denizens the opportunity to come clean on the misdeeds of their past in director Takashi Minamoto’s snowbound winter drama. Even at the very beginning some connections are hinted at, but you’re daiteiden no yoru ni to miss some of those on your first viewing, simply because you lack familiarity with the different characters.


Several characters cross paths as we discover their stories. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options.

Visually Until the Lights Daiteidwn Back is a wonderful film, somewhat slick and polished daiteiden no yoru ni places, but shot with a great feel for lighting, color and framing. The stories told do not really climax and typical for Japanese storytelling have an ambivalent ending with only one happy end and some open threads, which are up for the audience to conclude.


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View All Audience Reviews. Use the HTML below. While drama isn’t shunned, it’s handled in a very typical, comforting and down-to-earth Japanese way. With Until the Lights Come Back [Daiteiden no Yoru Ni] dakteiden managed to hit the mark, but his subsequent films failed to impress, ultimately degrading him to do television work.

It’s set on Xmas eve, so there are some pretty scenes too in the first part of the movie. Ken Utsui, Koji Kikkawa and Etsushi Toyokawa are also on a role here, ensuring the core cast is up to par. With this kind of setup it always feels as if there’s a little too much coincidence at play, then again, once you get the whole picture daiiteiden just a pretty smart breakdown of the drama and the people involved.

Reviews Features Top Film log Archive facebook twitter. Season 4 The Walking Ji It’s a bit atypical to daiteiden no yoru ni for a jazzy soundtrack when making a Christmas film, but it works wonders for the atmosphere.

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Yes No Report this. A nice and very sentimental film about love and live in Tokyo displayed before the background of a power failure on the night of Dec 23rd in Tokyo. Search for ” Daiteiden no yoru ni ” on Amazon.

The theme is not new, nor is the implementation in the form of intertwining story lines. Despite the obvious lack of new ideas the result is quite pleasing. Fourteen year-old Shota Kanata Hongo longs to get a better look at the winter sky, but upon peering through the lens the youngster is shocked to see a distraught woman Yu Kashii leap from the roof of a nearby hospital. In another part of town, lovelorn bar owner Shinichi Etsushi Toyogawa laments the loss of his ex-lover as adoring candle shop manager Nozomi Tomoko Tabata admires him from afar, and pregnant Reiko Shinobu Terajima nervously awaits the arrival over her one-time lover Ginji Koji Kikkawawho has just been released after serving a six-year prison sentence.


Share this Rating Title: Daiteiden no yoru ni spring probably isn’t daiteiden no yoru ni best season to watch this one it’s a true Christmas film at hearta second viewing did little to take away from my initial impressions. Unlike contemporary American movies there are few melodramatic moments. This film is probably best seen during the holiday season, but it holds enough qualities regardless of when you decide to watch it.

Escape Room Is Creative but Unoriginal. Tomorowo Taguchi is always great to have around, Shinobu Terajima is probably the best female actor in Japan nowadays. The music too is an asset for the film. But at least he did make one great film in his career. Some of the daiteiden no yoru ni roles are a little weaker Haruka Igawabut they never bog the film down.