This film, "Last Winter We Parted" is based on a novel, "Thanks for your wishes, Kimi and Watarase", published in 2013. The main character, Kyosuke Yakumo, is an investigation researcher ... See full summary »
At first, I can't figure out what type of story to be developed as it takes long for the reporter to carry out his investigation. It is a bit slow paced. When it goes to the narrative part about the sadness side of the story. It's predictable but I still enjoyed. It is a good combination of Japanese-style pure love and mystery. The ultimate love is transformed into deep-down desperation.