The Terrible Couple (Tonda kappuru)
Shingo Tsurumi, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Mieko Harada
Through a clerical error, a studious tenth-grade boy is forced to share a house with the prettiest girl in school – an arrangement that could mean expulsion if it’s found out. In his first film, Shinji Somai turns a popular boys’ manga into a vigorous and bittersweet study of the fears and longings of adolescence.
Print courtesy of The National Film Center of The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
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