Oh Lucy! (2017 film)

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Oh Lucy!
Oh Lucy! (2017 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi
Screenplay by
  • Atsuko Hirayanagi
  • Boris Frumin
Based on Oh Lucy
by Atsuko Hirayanagi
Starring
Music by Erik Friedlander
Cinematography Paula Huidobro
Edited by Kate Hickey
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • May 22, 2017 (2017-05-22) (Cannes)
  • March 2, 2018 (2018-03-02) (United States)
Country United States
Japan
Language
  • English
  • Japanese
Box office $373,293 (US)[1]

Oh Lucy! is a 2017 American-Japanese drama film written and directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi. It was screened in the International Critics' Week section at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

A lonely Tokyo office-worker, Setsuko, falls for her teacher when she takes English lessons. When Setsuko's niece leaves suddenly for California with the teacher, Setsuko and her sister follow to find her.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Filming concluded in December 2016.[4]

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 100% based on 46 reviews, and an average rating of 7/10.[5] On Metacritic, which assigns normalized rating to reviews, the film has a weighted average score of 68 out of 100, based on 17 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [Oh Lucy! "Oh Lucy!"] Check |url= value (help). Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  2. ^ "Selection of the 56th International Critics' Week". Semaine de la Critique. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  3. ^ "56th International Critics' Week Press Kit" (PDF). Semaine de la Critique. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (16 December 2016). "Josh Hartnett, Shinobu Terajima to Star in U.S.-Japan Drama-Comedy 'Oh Lucy!'". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Oh Lucy! (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved April 19, 2018.
  6. ^ "Oh Lucy! Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 19, 2018.

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