Title: 好 き だ
English: Su ki da
Staring: Aoi Miyazaki, Eita, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Hiromi Nagasaku
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Su Ki Da is an acquired taste. It tells the story of Yu and Yusuke who live near each other and often see each other on their walk home from school. Yusuke quit the basketball team and wants to work in the music industry. He plays the guitar each day after school, writing his own song, but so far had only worked out one tune. He promises her that he’ll play the song for her when it is finished.
Skip forward 17 years and the two meet again by coincidence.
Su Ki Da is slow paced. It often shows only one character in shot, with many things occurring off camera. The movie is defined by its silences, shadows, shots of the sky.
The first half of the movie focuses on Yu, with the second half when they are grown up focusing on Yusuke. It’s nice to get both perspectives, however I some how feel like I don’t really “know” the characters.
This movie is good for language learners as the lines are said slowly, in small chunks. It makes it easy for the language learner to break it all down, and time for them to process what is being said. At least, it was that way for me.
I enjoyed Yusuke’s song. It is now in my head, and I don’t mind. It was a nice tune.
It is a little two slow paced for me.
It was nice to watch something a bit different from the norm, but over all it was waaay too slow paced for me to really enjoy it.
Buy Su Ki Da:
from YesAsia –
with English and French Subtitles
Asian Media Wiki
TagsEita, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Hiromi Nagasaku, Miyazaki Aoi, Movies, review, Su-ki-da