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2012

Chugakusei Maruyama

Maruyama, the Middle Schooler

中学生円山

(c)2013 "Maruyama, the Middle Schooler" Film Partners

(c)2013 "Maruyama, the Middle Schooler" Film Partners

(c)2013 "Maruyama, the Middle Schooler" Film Partners

(c)2013 "Maruyama, the Middle Schooler" Film Partners

Release Date
May, 18th, 2013
Running Time
119 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Subtitle
English, HDCAM, Blu-ray

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

PONY CANYON, Fuji Television Network, J DREAM, OTONA KEIKAKU, Kansai Telecasting, Cine Bazar, HAKUHODO, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOEI

[ Production Studio ]

Cine Bazar

[ Story ]

Coming-of-age drama that marks the first film directed in four years by popular screenwriter Kudo Kankuro. CG and action are used to humorously depict a passion-besieged junior high school boy whose absurd adolescent delusions grow increasingly intense.
Katsuya (Hiraoka Takuma), who lives in a public housing complex, fantasizes constantly about sex. He engages in daily stretching exercises with a certain erotic goal in mind. One day, single father Shimoi (Kusanagi Tsuyoshi) moves into an apartment upstairs. Katsuya learns about murders happening in the neighborhood, and begins to suspect Shimoi.

[ Official Site ]

http://maruyama-movie.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2013 Udine Far East Film Festival
2013 Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, Vision Express
2013 Hawaii International Film Festival, Spotlight on Japan

[ Contact (International) ]

PONY CANYON INC.
1-5-17 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8487
tel: +81 3 6230 9710
fax: +81 3 6230 9755
E-mail: intl@ponycanyon.co.jp
http://www.ponycanyon.co.jp/intl

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