Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Café Funiculi Funicula 在咖啡冷掉之前

Category : Distribution
Country : Japan

Directed by : Ayuko Tsukahara
Production Year : 2018
Release Date : 17 Jan 2019
Running Time : 116 minutes
Cast : Kasumi Arimura, Kentaro Ito, Haru, Kento Hayashi, Motoki Fukami, Wakana Matsumoto, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yo Yoshida, Yutaka Matsushige, Yuriko Ishida


Synopsis

Based on the novel by Toshikazu Kawaguchi, the film follows the heartwarming stories of four people who travel to the past to resolve regrets with their loved ones. At Cafe Funiculi Funicula, there is a specific seat at the cafe that customers can sit at to travel back to the past. The specific rules for going back into the past are: 1. you can't meet people who did not visit the cafe 2. if you do something different in the past, it won't change the present 3. only one seat in the cafe is able to take someone into the past and if the seat is occupied, you have to wait until that customer leaves 4. when you go back to the past, you stay in the seat 5. the time you can stay in the past is from pouring the coffee into the cup until the coffee gets cold and you have to finish the coffee before it gets cold.