A Beloved Wife movie review: Japanese comedy finds insight and humour in an unhappy marriage

//A Beloved Wife movie review: Japanese comedy finds insight and humour in an unhappy marriage

A Beloved Wife movie review: Japanese comedy finds insight and humour in an unhappy marriage

3.5/5 stars The workings of an unhappy marriage are humorously explored in writer-director Shin Adachi’s movie A Beloved Wife, adapted from his autobiography. Gaku Hamada plays deadbeat husband Gota, a once-celebrated screenwriter who is now struggling to put food on the table, while Asami Mizukawa is quite wonderful as his relentlessly nagging wife, Chika, whose patience is fast evaporating with each missed opportunity. It is no mean feat to craft an engaging film with a pair of such…

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