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Life and Death On the Shore



Umibe no sei to shi

(c)2017 Miho Shimao / Toshio Shimao / humanité Co ,Ltd.

(c)2017 Miho Shimao / Toshio Shimao / humanité Co ,Ltd.

(c)2017 Miho Shimao / Toshio Shimao / humanité Co ,Ltd.

(c)2017 Miho Shimao / Toshio Shimao / humanité Co ,Ltd.

Release Date : July, 29th, 2017
Running Time : 155 min
Genre : Drama , Feature

Color : Color
Screening Format : DCP
Screen Size : HD (16:9)
Sound Processing : -

Screening Format with Subtitles

  • ・English (DCP, Blu-ray)

[ Directed by ] KOSHIKAWA Michio

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]


[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Fulmotelmo, STAR SANDS

[ Production Studio ]


[ Story ]

Film adaptation of a story about a passionate encounter and love written by Shimao Toshio, author of the personal novel "The Sting of Death", and Shimao Miho. Directed by Koshikawa Michio of Areno - The Wilderness.
The year is 1944 at the tail end of the Pacific War. Ohira Toe (Mitsushima Hikari) works as a teacher at the Japanese school on Kagero Island, where she meets the newly dispatched naval captain Saku (Nagayama Kento). They take an interest in each other and have repeated clandestine meetings, but enemy attacks steadily grow stronger and Okinawa falls. Saku will soon be sent on a mission.

[ Official Site ]

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2017 Shanghai International Film Festival
2017 Camera Japan Festival
2017 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

Open Sesame Co., Ltd.
3F, 1-14-6 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Rep: ABE Ritsuko
Attn: NAKANE Kaho
tel: +81 3 5159 0871
fax: +81 3 3561 6262
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