Chie the Brat

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Feature Film: 11 April 1981 / 110 minutes
Director: Isao Takahata
TV Series 3 October 1981 - 25 March 1983 / 64 episodes
Series Director: Isao Takahata


Chie the Brat
Chie the Brat
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Chie the Brat (じゃりン子チエ Jarinko Chie?) is a movie directed by Takahata in 1981. Based on the very popular manga by Etsumi Haruki, it is about ten year old Chie, "the most unfortunate girl in Japan", who manages her family diner while her unemployed yakuza father and her mother are separated. This sounds really depressing, but it's actually a very funny comedy.

The story is set in Osaka, which has a totally different culture from Tokyo. After the success of the movie, a TV series was made, and Takahata worked as the chief director.

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