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2013

Kids return saikai no toki

Kids Return: the Reunion

キッズ・リターン 再会の時

(c)2013 BANDAI VISUAL, TV TOKYO, TOKYO THEATRES AND OFFICE KITANO.

(c)2013 BANDAI VISUAL, TV TOKYO, TOKYO THEATRES AND OFFICE KITANO.

(c)2013 BANDAI VISUAL, TV TOKYO, TOKYO THEATRES AND OFFICE KITANO.

(c)2013 BANDAI VISUAL, TV TOKYO, TOKYO THEATRES AND OFFICE KITANO.

Release Date
October, 12th, 2013
Running Time
107 min
Genre
Action/Adventure , Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP,HDD
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)
Sound Processing
Uncompressed 5.1ch

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

BANDAI VISUAL, TV TOKYO, Tokyo Theatres, OFFICE KITANO

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Tokyo Theatres, OFFICE KITANO

[ Production Studio ]

OFFICE KITANO

[ Story ]

Set ten years after the events of Kids Return, a 1996 coming-of-age drama directed by Kitano Takeshi, this film from director Shimizu Hiroshi depicts two former close friends going nowhere who rediscover their lust for life after a chance meeting.
After graduating from high school, Shinji (Hiraoka Yuta) became a professional boxer and Masaru (Miura Takahiro) chose the way of the yakuza, but they have both reached their limit and become frustrated. Ten years after they last met, Shinji has lost his direction in life, Masaru has just been released from prison, and the two are reunited by fate. The smouldering flames in their hearts are reignited...

[ Official Site ]

http://www.kidsreturn-saikai.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

Vancouver International Film Festival 2013 Dragons & Tigers
Warsaw Film Festival 2013 The International Competition

[ Contact (International) ]

OFFICE KITANO INC.
Film Production Division

5F, 5-4-14 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
Rep: MORI Masayuki
Attn: NAKAHASHI Aya, NAKANO Junichi
tel: +81 3 5572 7099
fax: +81 3 3589 0667
http://www.office-kitano.co.jp

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