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2009

Owaranai ao

Never Ending Blue

終わらない青

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Release Date
June, 4th, 2011
Running Time
66 min
Genre
Drama , Children/Family , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
MiniDV
Screen Size
HD (16:9)
Sound Processing
Stereo
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

OGATA Takaomi

[ Story ]

Shocking film that portrays the raw truth of a high school girl whose many troubles include abuse, self-injury, and pregnancy. Mizui Maki, who herself has experienced self-injury, stars in this film that became highly controversial for a scene showing real wrist cutting, and won the Runner-up Grand Prix at the 2010 Okinawa Motion Picture Festival. Kaede always acted like a good student, but was abused by her father and cut her wrists to preserve her emotional stability. One day she finds out that she is pregnant, and hopes to have the baby, but the abuse escalates…

[ Official Site ]

http://neverendingblue.paranoidkitchen.com/

[ Contact (International) ]

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

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