Japan, 2008, 119 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Netherlands/Hong Kong/ China
Topics: Asian, Drama
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: Japanese English Sub-Titles
From the world-renowned suspense/thriller director comes the quiet, engaging drama of an average Tokyo family slowly unraveling after proud patriarch Ryuhei is laid off from his job — and tries to hide the fact from his wife and two sons. Winner of the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
DIRECTOR: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Producer: Yukie Kito, Wouter Barendrecht
Editor: Koichi Takahashi
Screenwriter: Max Mannix, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Sachiko Tanaka
Cinematographer: Akiko Ashizawa
Music: Kazumasa Hashimoto
Principal Cast: Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyoko Koizumi, Haruka Igawa, Yu Koyanagi, Kai Inowaki
Filmography: Retribution (2006), Loft (2005), Doppelganger (2003), Bright Future (2003), Pulse (2001)
Print Source: Fortissimo Films
Official Film Website
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