Only Yesterday

Movie (1 ep x 119 min)
3.844 out of 5 from 2,446 votes
Rank #1,046

Taeko Okajima lives a nondescript life in Tokyo performing office duties in the day and then coming home in the evening to listen to her mother’s remarks on the phone about her unmarried status. In a bid to escape the monotony, Taeko decides to visit the countryside she once loved as a child and spend time on a safflower farm run by relations of hers. But her journey awakens memories she thought she had long abandoned, and Taeko must once again decide the kind of person she truly wants to be.

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VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Dec 4, 2010
Score: 8/10

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I can’t think of a single logical reason why all films shouldn’t be animated. The Matrix Trilogy is so riddled with CGI it becomes Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children in all but soundtrack, and how often have I heard Babylon 5 and read more

FreddyCrab's avatar by FreddyCrab on Dec 17, 2011
Score: 6.5/10

Story: This film just irritates me to the point of insanity!!! D:< and why? Because it started off so good, but then it turned utterly RUBBISH, then it improved again for about 20 minutes at the conclusion then suddenly got a really awful ending. The first hour or so of this film is just Taeko looking back on her life as a child- I found this part to be immensely interesting, way better than any other... read more

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