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
Music by Erik Friedlander
Cinematography Paula Huidobro
Edited by Kate Hickey
Distributed by
Release date
  • May 22, 2017 (2017-05-22) (Cannes)
  • March 2, 2018 (2018-03-02) (United States)
Country United States
  • 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]


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.



Filming concluded in December 2016.[4]


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]


  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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