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2011

River

River

RIVER

(c)Gambit, Inc.

(c)Gambit, Inc.

(c)Gambit, Inc.

(c)Gambit, Inc.

Release Date
March, 10th, 2012
Running Time
89 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
HDCAM
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Gambit

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Gambit, TRAVIS

[ Story ]

A drama inspired by the indiscriminate stabbing rampage that occurred in Tokyo's Akihabara district in June 2008. Its director is Hiroki Ryuichi, who has frequently depicted the intricacies of female psychology in his films to date such as VIBRATOR. Screened as a Special Invitation Film at TOKYO FILMeX in 2011.
Hikari (Renbutsu Misako) lost her boyfriend in the Akihabara massacre, and is tormented by a profound sense of loss. Searching for traces of him, she roams the streets where the killings occurred, and meets and interacts with a diverse range of people.

[ Official Site ]

http://river-movie.com/

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2011 TOKYO FILMeX, Special Screenings
2012 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
2012 Udine Far East Film Festival Competition
2012 Camera Japan
2012 Sao Paulo International Film Festival International Perspective

[ Contact (International) ]

Elephante, Inc.
#902, East Commons Front Tower, 3-4-3 Shirakawa, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0021
Rep: SANDA Mayumi
Attn: SANDA Mayumi
tel: +81-3-3630-2931
E-mail: mayumi@elephante.jp
http://www.elephante.jp/

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