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2014

Sokonominite hikari kagayaku

The Light Shines Only There

そこのみにて光輝く

(c)Yasushi SATO/“The Light Shines Only There” Production Committee

(c)Yasushi SATO/“The Light Shines Only There” Production Committee

(c)Yasushi SATO/“The Light Shines Only There” Production Committee

(c)Yasushi SATO/“The Light Shines Only There” Production Committee

Release Date
April, 19th, 2014
Running Time
120 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

”The Light Shines Only There” Production Committee

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Tokyo Theatres, HAKODATE CINEMA IRIS

[ Production Studio ]

WILCO

[ Story ]

Here Comes the Bride, My Mom! director O Mipo presents this powerful depiction of love between a man and woman who find each other in the depths of pover t y. Ikewaki Chizuru (JOSEE, THE TIGER AND THE FISH) gives a fullycommitted performance as a woman supporting her family by prostituting herself. Screened in the World Competition section of the 2014 Montreal World Film Festival.
Tatsuo (Ayano Go) has quit his job, and is frittering his time away. By chance, he meets a young man named Takuji (Suda Masaki) and ends up falling in love with his older sister Chinatsu (Ikewaki). Tatsuo and Chinatsu are both burdened with dark pasts, but just as light begins to shine into their lives, events take a tragic turn.

[ Official Site ]

http://hikarikagayaku.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2014 Montreal World Film Festival, World Competition, Best Director Award

[ 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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