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 1 Litre No Namida. (One Litre of Tears.)

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PostSubject: 1 Litre No Namida. (One Litre of Tears.)   Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:18 am

1 rittoru no namida (1リットルの涙 ,Ichi rittoru no namida?, lit. "1 Litre of Tears"; also called A Diary with Tears or A Diary of Tears) is a Japanese television drama for Fuji Television about a girl who was diagnosed with an incurable degenerative disease at 15, but was able to continue her life until her death at the age of 25.

The drama is an adaptation of the diary of a Japanese girl named Aya Kitō, who suffered from spinocerebellar ataxia. She began keeping a diary at the suggestion of her doctor, and continued to write until she could no longer hold a pen. The diary, titled 1 rittoru no namida, was published shortly before her death. Although some of the characters and situations are fictionalized in this television version, the dialogue frequently draws directly from Aya Kitô's own words. Moreover, each episode concludes with a narrated diary excerpt, framed with photographs from various stages in Kitô's life, before and after her diagnosis. The screenplay thus attempts to balance between faithfully working with actual text from the book, 1 rittoru no namida, while also inventing situational contexts so as to portray the struggles of the book's characters in dramatic scenarios. The character Haruto Asô, for example, does not exist in the original diary; however, as a fictional character created for this series, he provides an important mechanism through which Aya's inner feelings, the diary's language on a page, can become more fully actualized as part of a day-to-day narrative.
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PostSubject: Re: 1 Litre No Namida. (One Litre of Tears.)   Thu May 14, 2009 7:21 am

i watched this ! ^o^
it's really touching and pulls at the heart strings... a LOT
but sadly i'm not finished yet >.< i can't remember what ep i am up to lols
not a lot of free time to watch dramas/movies lately... gah !
don't you think aya and haruto are cute together? ^o^
ekke <3
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