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2011

Kono sora no hana Nagaoka hanabi monogatari

Casting Blossoms to the Sky

この空の花 -長岡花火物語

Release Date
May, 12th, 2012
Running Time
160 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm,DCP,Blu-ray
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Nagaoka movie production Committee, PSC

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TM Entertainment, PSC

[ Story ]

Drama by Exchange Student director Obayashi Nobuhiko, set in Niigata Prefecture's Nagaoka City. A female newspaper reporter undergoes a number of unusual experiences as she covers the people of Nagaoka. Elicits Nagaoka's beautiful landscape and history of overcoming numerous wars and disasters through a fantastic tale.
Out of the blue, local newspaper reporter Reiko (Matsuyuki Yasuko) gets a letter from her former lover Kenichi (Takashima Masahiro) saying that he wants her to see the Nagaoka fireworks and a stage performance. With newspaper coverage in mind as well, Reiko decides to visit Nagaoka.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.konosoranohana.jp

[ Contact (International) ]

TM Entertainment, Inc.
Sales Department

1-92 Osuhama, Oita-shi, Oita 870-0906
Rep: YAMAZAKI Terumichi
Attn: HIRANO Osamu
tel: +81 97 556 4070
fax: +81 97 556 4076
E-mail: info@tme-i.jp
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