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2012

Kamihate shoten

Kamihate Store

カミハテ商店

(c)Kitashirakawaha

(c)Kitashirakawaha

(c)Kitashirakawaha

(c)Kitashirakawaha

Release Date
2012
Running Time
104 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm,DCP
Screen Size
American Vista (1:1.85)
Sound Processing
Dolby Digital
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

MAGIC HOUR, Mame Production, SAITO Koji, Amacho (Oki), KITASHIRAKAWAHA

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

MAGIC HOUR, KITASHIRAKAWAHA

[ Story ]

The fiction film debut of Yamamoto Tatsuya, whose documentary Her dear old house was highly regarded both at home and abroad, and the third movie from the "Kitashirakawa-ha Eiga Geijutsu Undo" (Kitashirakawa-group film art movement), a project involving professional film staff and students at the Kyoto University of Arts and Design Department of Film Production. Chiyo (Takahashi Keiko), a woman entering the twilight of her life, runs a mostly deserted general store in Kamihate, a port town in Japan's western San-in region. At some point in the past, a cliff facing the sea near her store became a suicide spot. Chiyo has never attempted to stop people from taking their lives, until...

[ Official Site ]

http://www.kitashira.com/

[ Premiere ]

World Premiere: 2012 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Competition

[ Contact (International) ]

Open Sesame Co., Ltd.
#303, 1-17-6 Shintomi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0041
Rep: ABE Ritsuko
Attn: NAKANE Kaho
tel: +81 3 6228 3453
fax: +81 3 6228 3458
E-mail: ritsuko@open-sesame.jp , kaho@open-sesame.jp

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