Calmi Cuori Appassionati

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Reisei to Jōnetsu no Aida
Calmi Cuori Appassionati
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DVD cover
Directed by Isamu Nakae
Produced by Toru Ota
Written by Kaori Eguni (novel)
Fumie Mizuhashi
Jinsei Tsuji (novel)
Starring Yutaka Takenouchi
Kelly Chen
Roberto Brunetti
Music by Enya
Ryo Yoshimata
Cinematography Toyoshi Tsuda
Edited by Hiroshi Matsuo
Release date
  • 2001 (2001)
Running time
125 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Box office ¥2.7 billion ($34,846,000)[1]

Calmi Cuori Appassionati (冷静と情熱のあいだ aka Reisei to Jōnetsu no Aida; lit. "Between Calmness and Passion") is a 2001 Japanese movie directed by Isamu Nakae, starring Yutaka Takenouchi and Kelly Chen. It is a love story about two students who met at an art college in Japan. The film is based on a 1999 novel which was a best seller in Japan.[2] Calmi Cuori Appassionati was a hit, becoming the 8th highest-grossing film in Japan of 2001.

The title tune is "Wild Child" from the album A Day Without Rain by Enya. An album of Enya's songs used in the film was released in 2001 as Themes from Calmi Cuori Appassionati.

Plot[edit]

Duomo in Florence

Living in Florence, Italy, Junsei Agata is studying to be a restoration expert who specializes in fine art. He feels life is empty. He clings to the memory of Aoi, a girl from school. One day, he learns Aoi is in Milan and finds she lives with a wealthy American businessman. He finds she lives in a different world and runs back to Japan.

Junsei remembers a 10-year promise. When he was a college student in Japan, he made a promise with Aoi to meet on the top of the Duomo in Florence on her 30th birthday. He hangs on to one slight hope that Aoi must have remembered the promise. He decides to return to Florence to prove the love between him and Aoi is true.

Cast[edit]

Award Nominations[edit]

2002 Awards of the Japanese Academy[3]

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