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2011

Kitsutsuki to ame

The Woodsman and the Rain

キツツキと雨

(c)2011 “Kitsutsuki to Ame” Film Partners

(c)2011 “Kitsutsuki to Ame” Film Partners

(c)2011 “Kitsutsuki to Ame” Film Partners

(c)2011 “Kitsutsuki to Ame” Film Partners

Release Date
February, 11th, 2012
Running Time
129 min
Genre
-
Color
Color
Screening Format
-

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

"Kitsutsukito Ame" Film Partners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Kadokawa Pictures

[ Story ]

A humanistic drama starring Yakusho Koji, renowned for his appearances in the films of Imamura Shohei. Winner of the 2011 Tokyo International Film Festival's Special Jury Prize. Director Okita Shuichi has been drawing attention for his films that depict life's little joys and delights with an abundantly humorous touch.
A film shoot for a zombie movie begins in a remote mountain village. Kishi Katsuhiko (Yakusho), a lifelong woodsman, ends up helping out and forms a friendship with Tanabe Koichi (Oguri Shun), the still wet-behind-the-ears director.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.kitsutsuki-rain.jp/

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2011 Tokyo International Film Festival
2011 Dubai International Film Festival Muhr AsiaAfrica Feature, Best Actor, Best Script Writer, Best Editor
2012 Udine Far East Film Festival, Competition
2012 Terracotta Far East Film Festival, Competition, Nippon Cinema Award
2012 Japan Cuts
2012 Hawaii International Film Festival, Gara
2012 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
2012 Tromso International Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

KADOKAWA CORPORATION
International Sales, Literature and Movie Group

2-13-3 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8177
Rep: MATSUBARA Masaki (President)
Attn: MORI Chiyo
tel: +81 50 1746 1220
E-mail: mori-c@kadokawa.jp
http://www.kadokawa.co.jp

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