Title: I Want to Eat Your Pancreas
Directed by: Shin’ichirô Ushijima
Written by: Shin’ichirô Ushijima and Erica Mendez
Based on the novel by: Yoru Sumino
Starring: Mahiro Takasugi, Lynn, and Yukiyo Fujii
Release Date: 9/1/2018
Running Time: 108 minutes
What did you think of this film?
She said, “I want to eat your pancreas.” Based on the award-winning novel by Yoru Sumino, “I want to eat your pancreas” is an uplifting, coming-of-age tale that has captivated the hearts of millions. The film captures an emotional journey between two polar opposites who discover the true meaning of compassion while trying to find happiness.
Spring, and the last of the cherry blossoms are still in bloom. The usually aloof bookworm with no interest in others comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. Handwritten on the first page are the words: “Living with Dying.” He soon discovers that it is a diary kept by his very popular and genuinely cheerful classmate, Sakura Yamauchi, who reveals to him that she is secretly suffering from a pancreatic illness and only has a limited time left. It is at this moment that she gains just one more person to share her secret.
Trying to maintain a normal life as much as possible, Sakura is determined to live her life to the fullest until her last day. As her free spirit and unpredictable actions throw him for a loop, his heart begins to change.
Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No
Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes
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Special thanks to Ray for this submission