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2012

Jigoku de naze warui

Why Don't You Play in Hell?

地獄でなぜ悪い

(c)2012 WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL? Film Partners

(c)2012 WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL? Film Partners

(c)2012 WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL? Film Partners

(c)2012 WHY DON'T YOU PLAY IN HELL? Film Partners

Release Date
September, 28th, 2013
Running Time
130 min
Genre
Action/Adventure , Comedy , Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Bitters End

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

KING RECORDS, T-JOY

[ Story ]

A labor of love for director Sono Sion, who revised a script he wrote twenty years ago and finally brought it to the screen. It presents a frenetic and sometimes ultraviolent depiction of yakuza and amateur filmmakers working together to make a movie. An official selection of the Venice International Film Festival's Orizzonti section in 2013.
Gang boss Muto (Kunimura Jun) decides to produce a film starring his beloved daughter Mitsuko (Nikaido Fumi ). Cinephile Hirata (Hasegawa Hiroki), passerby Hashimoto (Hoshino Gen), and even rival gang boss Ikegami (Tsutsumi Shinichi) get caught up in the project and the shoot gets under way, but...

[ Official Site ]

http://play-in-hell.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2013 Venice International Film Festival, Orizzonti
2013 L'Etrange Festival, Feature Film Competition, Audience Award
2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Midnight Madness, Blackberry People's Choice Award

[ Contact (International) ]

T-JOY CO., LTD.
Entertainment Dept.

4F, TOWA Bldg., 3-10-7 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061
Rep: OKADA Yusuke
Attn: YOSHIMURA Yumiko
tel: +81 3 3248 8174
fax: +81 3 3248 8176
E-mail: y-yoshimura@t-joy.jp
http://www.t-joy.net

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