Reiko, a prize-winning writer, moves to a quiet isolated house to finish up her new novel. One night she sees the man next door transporting an object wrapped in cloth. She finds out he is A psychic housewife and her husband become burdened with a kidnapped girl who escaped her assailant. Junko will not let her husband call the hospital or the police for purely selfish An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.
A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points Akiko travels to Vladivostok Russia to meet Matsunaga who she first met in Tokyo and is unable to forget. Even though Akiko meets Matsunaga again, Matsunaga does not remember her. Yutaka was fourteen years old when he was run over by a car and fell into a coma. Now, ten years later, he wakes up and realizes that his family is not intact anymore: Yutaka decides to re-open the pony farm that his family once ran.
Young man Yutaka emerges unexpectedly from a long coma. The coma resulted from a no-blame accident in which his father's friend Fujimori, played by Koji Yakusho, had nonetheless played a part. Fujimori, to sooth his own conscience, takes the boy in. Various people from the past come and go. Most of the action takes place in Fujimori's decrepit The film's neither good nor bad. But I can't bring myself to go back to the dub and check details. Maybe it was a fishery. A lot of cleaning a wide shadow indoor pool.
If you're a fan of Kiyoshi Kurosawa, License to Live's fascinatingly unlike both the Tarkovsky-like not-quite-horror films most of us know and the Godard-like yakuza stuff I've only managed to see two, I think Eyes of the Spider and Serpent's Path that preceded. If you're a fan of Koji Yakusho despite IMDb's listing his part is as big as, if not bigger than, the young man's , this very slightly written role foreshadows his intricate turn in Shinji Aoyama's Eureka.
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Full Cast and Crew. Yoshi, aged 24, awakes after 10 years in a coma, goes on to start a new life and rebuild his family. Jack Black on Jack Black. The Great films of all time. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Licence to Live by Priya Kumar. A Seeker's Journey to Greatness 4. License to Live is an inspirational thriller. It is a seekers journey towards finding greatness within. This wonderfully crafted fable is about finding the direction you are destined to head in and creating the life of your dreams.
License to Live tells the tale of a successful corporate guru who enrolls herself in a seminar by one of the finest success coaches in the worl License to Live is an inspirational thriller. License to Live tells the tale of a successful corporate guru who enrolls herself in a seminar by one of the finest success coaches in the world. His radical training methods take her on a life-changing odyssey.
A seven day seminar spread over three countries, puts her onto a journey where she is forced to look within and be her own teacher and guide, something she had done so well for others but missed doing for herself. Full of wisdom, wit and spiritual insights, you collect lessons that will change the way you lead your life forever.
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Licence To Live
Oct 16, Sohin Lakhani rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Anyone who likes a fast paced story, with an undercurrent of a better you at the end of the story. This book is inspirational fiction on a roller coaster ride. Written by a popular motivational speaker, it is at the same time entertaining, as well as packed with insights on finding your highest self in present time.
A seven day seminar spread over three countries, puts her onto a journ This book is inspirational fiction on a roller coaster ride. Unlike the previous book, the learnings are not laid out at the end of each chapter and you need to chew on each concept and extract your own learnings. You can't put it down once you start and the only time you stop is to reflect how the story applies to your own life. Nov 23, Sumit Dora rated it it was amazing. Amazing thought process presented at lightning speed. I really admire Priya's use of the parable to explain how you should think about life, taking one step at a time each for Future, past and present.
This is exactly how life treats you or teaches you lessons. What I like the most is the idea that we perceive some people to be a deterrent or hindrance towards our goal, but in reality Life has set you on a mission and each who steps in your life is some way or the other helping you stay on track Amazing thought process presented at lightning speed. What I like the most is the idea that we perceive some people to be a deterrent or hindrance towards our goal, but in reality Life has set you on a mission and each who steps in your life is some way or the other helping you stay on track.
License to Live asks you think differently, feel the change, accept internal resistance and enjoy life the fullest Jul 16, Alpana Satam rated it really liked it. I just loved this book. Jun 10, Rashmi Chaudhry rated it liked it. Feel good rehashed wisdom.. Good for a quick light read. May 31, Bh Ganesh rated it it was amazing.
Priya narrated the story very well as if i experienced every moment in the story. Sep 01, Priya rated it it was amazing. This book is an ultimate life changing experience. Mar 03, Gopal Krishan rated it really liked it. Excellent Book n inspirational fiction. Gist is that we choose our purpose n destiny in life. V have to work towards goal right from now. Reading n following the book,can help us to be positive n many changes can happen in our lives for betterment.
Sep 21, Mohit rated it it was amazing. The story telling art of Priya Kumar is just awesome. With the story that she is narrating, it makes you want to look into yourself, understand yourself.
And as the story moves forward you know more and more about yourself. While the author is on a learning mission, you learn with her.
The biggest reason I recommend you to read this book is to discover yourself in a way you would have never imagined. The final learning that I would take away from the book is very simple, let The story telling art of Priya Kumar is just awesome. The final learning that I would take away from the book is very simple, let go the dark past, hold onto the past you would want to cherish, your future is in your hands and no one else, take responsibility of the present and stop the blame game. If you really wish to understand the deeper meaning, discover the real you, start fresh, it is a book you should not miss.
In-spite of me giving the gist of the book out here, it will not at all lessen the enjoyment and learning factor of the book.
Licence to Live: A Seeker's Journey to Greatness
Nov 04, Ajit Talreja rated it it was amazing. Excellent book, beautifully written.
Captures your attention and gives a lot of learnings. Wonderful book - talks about 3 states of life Past, Present n Future. Sharing few key learnings, might be useful: