Only Yesterday

Alt title: Omohide Poro Poro

Movie (1 ep x 119 min)
1991
3.944 out of 5 from 4,263 votes
Rank #1,508

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 Dec 4, 2010
Score 8/10

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delolmo Apr 23, 2016
Score 8.7/10

Only Yesterday was surprisingly a very good movie to watch. The story follows Taeko in her journey to the countryside which she loves and along the way, she remembers many memories of her childhood that put in perspective who she really is. I found the story to be very original, insightful, and interesting. I think that when you reach a certain age, you start pondering about who you are and the past as it... read more

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Omohide Poroporo
  • Vol: 3; Ch: 24
  • 1987 - 1991

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