Nana (2005)

Ai Yazawa's popular manga concerning two young women who couldn't be more different despite sharing the same name comes to the screen in this musical drama starring J-Pop icon Mika Nakashima and actress Aoi Miyazaki. Nana… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: April 8, 2008
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A spoonful of fashion helps the feminism go down in Nana, a delightful pop fairy tale that speaks to young women in the language of sisterhood and self-direction.

Chris Barsanti
Film Journal International

A surprisingly engaging piece of fluff.

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David Chute
L.A. Weekly

Despite the gritty urban setting, there are episodes of Gilmore Girls that have more 'edge.'

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Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

The film is most impressive as that rarest of creatures: a crowd-pleaser with a genuinely artistic touch.

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Jay Kuehner
Cinema Scope

At a lean 68 minutes, and denuded to its cryptic core, Nana may be insular to a fault, but is wide open for identification.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
Marvelous drama adapted by the Manga comic book in a chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana", triggers a series of events and… More
Lewis C.
Two very different 20 year old women meet on a train to Tokyo. Other than the fact they're both named Nana, they have very different pasts and… More
Luke Baldock
Nana may suffer from being a condensed version of an expansive Manga universe, but it also knows exactly how much time to spend on individual plots strands.… More