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2005

Shisso

DEAD RUN

疾走

Release Date
December, 17th, 2005
Running Time
124 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

IMJ Film Partners, Kadokawa Herald Pictures, J-Storm, S・D・P, IMJ Entertainment

[ Story ]

Shigematsu Kiyoshi's dramatic account of an adolescent boy's life is brought to the screen by director SABU (Dangan Runner and Kofuku no Kane - The Blessing Bell).
On an area of reclaimed land there are two distinct areas: the "Islands" and the "Land", but the residents of the "Land" look down on the people who live in the "Islands". Shuji (Tegoshi Yuya) lives with his parents and his brilliant older brother in the "Land", but he falls in love with Eri (Kan Hanae), a girl with a troubled past. He starts to frequent the church that she goes to on the "Islands". Then everything starts to fall apart. Eri moves to Tokyo. Shuji's brother is arrested for arson and his parents run away, leaving him alone. Shuji sets off on the long and difficult journey to Tokyo to try to find Eri. When he finds her at last, he discovers she has been raped by her adoptive uncle. Shuji kills the uncle and they both set out for home, a journey that can only end in more tragedy.

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

The New Montreal Film Fest 2005 (Competition)
AFI FEST 2005

[ Contact (International) ]

KADOKAWA CORPORATION
International Sales

2-13-12 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8552
Rep: MATSUBARA Masaki (President)
Attn: FURUTSUKI Etsuko
tel: +81 50 1746 1220
E-mail: furutsuki-e@kadokawa.jp
http://www.kadokawa.co.jp