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2010

Koko no mesu

A Lone Scalpel

孤高のメス

(C)2010 A LONE SCALPEL Production Committee

(C)2010 A LONE SCALPEL Production Committee

(C)2010 A LONE SCALPEL Production Committee

(C)2010 A LONE SCALPEL Production Committee

Release Date
June, 5th, 2010
Running Time
126 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm
Screen Size
American Vista (1:1.85)
Sound Processing
DolbySRD
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

2010 A LONE SCALPEL Production Committee

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOEI

[ Story ]

A social drama that deeply explores issues regarding medical practices in Japan's regional hospitals. Based on the bestselling novel by Ohgane Toshihiko, a practicing doctor, the story follows an earnest and skilled surgeon who tries to conduct a deceased donor liver transplant, which is an illegal procedure. The director of the film is Narushima Izuru, who was highly acclaimed for such screenplays as Climber's High. The story takes place in 1989, in a city hospital in Shiga prefecture. Heavily reliant on the university medical center, this is a hospital that cannot even conduct surgery. But one day Toma (Tsutsumi Shinichi), a skilled surgeon trained in the United States arrives. Sticking to his patient-first policy, he defies convention and goes on to conduct challenging operations...

[ Official Site ]

http://www.kokouno-mes.com/

[ Contact (International) ]

For further contact details, please contact UNIJAPAN -> [ Contact ]

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