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2011

Himizu

Himizu

ヒミズ

(c)2011 “HIMIZU” FILM PARTNERS

(c)2011 “HIMIZU” FILM PARTNERS

(c)2011 “HIMIZU” FILM PARTNERS

(c)2011 “HIMIZU” FILM PARTNERS

Release Date
January, 14th, 2012
Running Time
129 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm,DCP
Screen Size
American Vista (1:1.85)
Sound Processing
Dolby SR
Subtitle
English, Italian

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

“HIMIZU” FILM PARTNERS

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

GAGA

[ Production Studio ]

Studio3

[ Story ]

A coming-of-age drama depicting the miserable fortunes of a 15-year-old boy and girl, directed by Sono Sion COLD FISH . Adapted from Furuya Minoru's manga, this film marks a departure for Sono whose previous works had been based on original screenplays. Stars Sometani Shota and Nikaidou Fumi received the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor and Actress at the 68th Venice International Film Festival.
Sumida Yuichi (Sometani) just wants to grow up to become a normal adult, while his classmate Chazawa Keiko (Nikaidou) is madly in love with him. Their fates take an unexpected turn when Sumida's father re-enters his life after racking up debt and disappearing.

[ Official Site ]

http://himizu.gaga.ne.jp/

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2011 Venice International Film Festival, Competition, Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Talent
2011 Toronto International Film Festival, Contemporary World Cinema
2011 Busan International Film Festival, A Window on Asian Cinema
2011 Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, Noves Visions
2012 Deauville Asian Film Festival, Competition, Lotus Air France
2012 Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, The 7th Orbit, The 7th Orbit Prize
2012 Terracotta Far East Film Festival, Audience Award

[ Contact (International) ]

GAGA Corporation
International Sales Dept.

TY Bldg., 2-22-18 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
Rep: Tom YODA
Attn: WATANABE Haruko
tel: +81 3 5786 7135
fax: +81 3 5786 7139
E-mail: intlsales@gaga.co.jp
https://www.gaga.co.jp/intls

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