Tokyo Fiancée

A Japanophile young Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student, in this charming and tender tale of young love and cultural discovery.


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  • ★★★★★ review by Natasha C. on Letterboxd

    So charming, adorable... i loved this film!!!

  • ★★★½ review by Cineshots Blog (Jesue Valle) on Letterboxd

    I'm simultaneously a Francophile and a Japanophile so this was like the perfect mix for me. It's so funny and sweet and the protagonist's Amelie-esque mannerisms weren't irritating but rather enamouring.

  • ★★★★ review by Lance on Letterboxd

    french girl and japaneseboy fallin love but fukushima ends it

  • ★★★★ review by Jessica Carr on Letterboxd

    "I'm scared."

    "Of what?"

    "That he sees me as France and that I see him as Japan."

    This is a lovely film about what it's like to fall in love with someone because of their culture. Amélie is an adorable ball of quirk. I could watch her in several more movies. My only complaint is the tone of this movie shifted pretty drastically toward the end. But otherwise c'est beau!

  • ★★★★★ review by olivertate on Letterboxd

    one of the most beautiful films I've ever seen

    incredibly adorable and clever this story is

    very nostalgic for me as it brought back memories of my trip to Japan when I was 13

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