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|The Little House|
Original Japanese Poster.
|Directed by||Yoji Yamada|
|Written by|| Kyoko Nakajima (novel)|
Yoji Yamada & Emiko Hiramatsu (screenplay)
|Based on||Chiisai Ouchi|
by Kyoko Nakajima
|Starring|| Takako Matsu |
|Music by||Joe Hisaishi|
|Box office||¥123 million (US$1.19 million)|
The Little House (小さいおうち, Chiisai Ouchi) is a 2014 Japanese drama film directed by Yoji Yamada and based on a novel by Kyoko Nakajima. It was released in Japan on 25 January 2014.
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The film was in competition for the Golden Bear at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival,where Haru Kuroki won the Silver Bear for Best Actress.
Two days after being released it had grossed ¥123 million (US$1.19 million) at the Japanese box office.
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