Japanese Film Festival 2018
• Klang Valley
GSC Mid Valley
GSC Pavilion KL
GSC 1 Utama
GSC Nu Sentral
• Penang
GSC Gurney Plaza
• Johor
GSC Paradigm JB
• Kuching
GSC CityONE Megamall
• Kota Kinabalu
GSC Suria Sabah

The 8-Year Engagement (8年越しの花嫁 奇跡の実話/ 8 Nen Goshi no Hanayome)


Hisashi and Mai are engaged to be married and are completely happy, but Mai falls ill three months before their wedding. She has a cardiac arrest and falls into a coma, and Hisashi prays for her recovery. Mai gradually regains consciousness, but then another challenge awaits her.

Trivia & Awards

This film adaptation of the non-fiction book "8 nen goshi hanayome Kimi no me ga sametanara."

Both Takeru Satoh and Tao Tsuchiya were nominated for best actor and actress in 41st Japan Academy Prize through their outstanding acting in The 8 Year Engagement movie.


Year 2017
Runtime 119 mins
Language Japanese
Subtitles English
Country Japan
Genre Drama, Romance, Feature
Rating P13


  • SATOH Takeru - Hisashi
  • TSUCHIYA Tao - Mai


  • NAKAHARA Hisashi - Original Story
  • NAKAHARA Mai - Original Story
  • OKADA Yoshikazu - Screenplay
  • MURAMATSU Takatsugu - Music