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2010

Shikeidai no elevator

Elevator to the Gallows

死刑台のエレベーター

(c)"Elevator to the Gallows" Film Partners

(c)"Elevator to the Gallows" Film Partners

(c)"Elevator to the Gallows" Film Partners

(c)"Elevator to the Gallows" Film Partners

Release Date
October, 9th, 2010
Running Time
112 min
Genre
Mystery , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Kadokawa Pictures

[ Production Studio ]

OGURA JIMUSYO

[ Story ]

This remake of director Louis Malle's debut feature is from internationally acclaimed director Ogata Akira, whose achievements include winning the Alfred Bauer Prize at the 50th Berlin International Film Festival for Boy's Choir (Dokuritsu Shonen Gasshodan). A doctor, Tokito Takahiko (Abe Hiroshi), has been having an affair and fallen in love with Teto Meiko (Kichise Michiko), the wife of the president of the major company to which he belongs. Takahiko desperately wants to be with Meiko and after he manages to get into the president's office without being seen he murders him. However, while trying to make his escape from the company building, the elevator he is in breaks down.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.shikeidai.jp/index.html

[ Contact (International) ]

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

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