Akiko OKU 大九明子

Tremble All You Want


Nippon Cinema   ª 

Yoshika still dreams of her middle school crush. In order to finally win his heart, she arranges a class reunion. But then Yoshika’s awkward colleague messes up all of her plans when he confesses his love for her out of the blue. A heartwarming story, a fine sense of humor, and an outstanding cast make TREMBLE ALL YOU WANT one of the most vibrant romantic comedies of recent year

Katte ni furuetero

Japan 2017

117 minutes

Akiko OKU

Akiko OKU based on a novel by Risa WATAYA


About Akiko OKU

Akiko OKU, born in Yokohama in 1968, studied at Meiji University and at the Film School of Tokyo. Initially working in television, she directed her debut feature IGAITO SHINANAI in 1999. After that, she completed six other feature films, including TOKYO SERENDIPITY in 2007, MONSTER in 2013, and FANTASTIC GIRLS in 2015. Her film TREMBLE ALL YOU WANT premiered at Tokyo International Film Festival in 2017 and was chosen as the best film by audience vote. It went on to be featured at multiple international festivals, amongst them the Nippon Connection Film Festival 2018, where the comedy was screened in presence of the director. Her film MARRIAGE HUNTING BEAUTY was the opening film of the 2019 Nippon Connection Film Festival.