[MOTW #42] - Parade (Isao Yukisada, 2009)
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Aug 4, 2012 9:49 PM
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Title - Parade (Paredo)
Director - Isao Yukisada
Year of Release - 2009
Duration - 118 minutes
Genre - Drama
IMDb - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1493070/
Four youths share a two bedroom apartment in a corner of Tokyo. A series of assault cases occur in the same district. Eighteen year old Satoru, a male prostitute, joins them as a new house mate. Their daily life slowly starts to change.
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Aug 12, 2012 3:12 AM
Aug 12, 2012 4:10 AM
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I think 'lackluster' sums up Parade pretty well. I enjoyed the snippy exchanges between characters and the nice visuals, but the over the top melodrama and cheap writing kind of ruined it for me. It seems like Isao wasn't quite sure how to get his point across with this one. Ok for me, but not something I intend to revisit any time soon.
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