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Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)

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7.3/10
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Drama Comedy 20081h 59m

Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks. Machisu, the only son of a rich collector, has a childs love for painting. Praise from a famous artist friend of his father inspires the young boy to dream of becoming a painter himself. s a young man, poor loner Machisu manages to attend art school with money earned from working. He is introduced to an unconventional world of bold creativity but he also gets his first bitter taste of harsh criticism from a dealer. Encouragement comes in the form of attractive clerk Sachiko who is convinced that she alone understands him. Marriage is soon followed by a daughter, as love and hope drive Machisu to commit even more deeply to his art ...Achilles and the Tortoise featuring Takeshi Kitano and Kanako Higuchi is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (3,670 votes).

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Achilles and the Tortoise offers a deep dive into the world of art and creativity, providing an unconventional perspective that can be both enlightening and entertaining for viewers interested in these themes.

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The movie's narrative is driven by compelling characters, particularly the protagonist Machisu, whose lifelong passion for painting and relentless pursuit of success despite numerous setbacks makes for an engaging and emotionally resonant story.

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With a solid IMDb audience rating of 7.3 out of 10, Achilles and the Tortoise has been well-received by viewers, indicating its quality in terms of storytelling, performances, and overall cinematic experience.

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Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks. Machisu, the only son of a rich collector, has a childs love for painting. Praise from a famous artist friend of his father inspires the young boy to dream of becoming a painter himself. s a young man, poor loner Machisu manages to attend art school with money earned from working. He is introduced to an unconventional world of bold creativity but he also gets his first bitter taste of harsh criticism from a dealer. Encouragement comes in the form of attractive clerk Sachiko who is convinced that she alone understands him. Marriage is soon followed by a daughter, as love and hope drive Machisu to commit even more deeply to his art ...

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Runtime: 1h 59m

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Related Genres: DramaComedy
Country of origin: Japan
Original Release Date: Sep 20, 2008