Search All

Search by Title

Release year:
Production year:

Advance Search

Search by Cast/Staff

Advance Search

Search by Company/Association

Advance Search

Categories

Genres

Genres: Specify

2015

Kaze ni tatsu lion

The Lion Standing in the Wind

風に立つライオン

(c)2015 “T.L.S.I.T.W” FILM PARTNERS

(c)2015 “T.L.S.I.T.W” FILM PARTNERS

(c)2015 “T.L.S.I.T.W” FILM PARTNERS

(c)2015 “T.L.S.I.T.W” FILM PARTNERS

Release Date
March, 14th, 2015
Running Time
139 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP,HDCAM
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (HDCAM)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

“T.L.S.I.T.W” FILM PARTNERS

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOHO

[ Story ]

Miike Takashi, whose work is eagerly anticipated both at home and abroad, directs this adaptation of a story by Sada Masashi about a Japanese doctor practicing medicine in Kenya. Osawa Takao, who joined the production when it was first being devised, gives a fully committed performance as the protagonist who treats child soldiers with deep emotional scars.
Koichiro (Osawa) leaves his girlfriend Takako (Maki Yoko) behind in Japan to work as a doctor in Kenya. There he meets a nurse named Wakako (Ishihara Satomi). The two of come into contact with numerous child soldiers, orphaned after their families are murdered, who are injected with narcotics before being deployed in battle.

[ Official Site ]

http://kaze-lion.com

[ Contact (International) ]

NIPPON TELEVISION NETWORK CORPORATION
Film Business Department

1-6-1 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-7444
tel: +81 3 6215 3028
fax: +81 3 6215 3029
E-mail: eiga@ntv.co.jp
http://www.ntv.co.jp/english

Relative Titles

Shield of Straw

Shield of Straw (2013)

Director
MIIKE Takashi
Cast
OSAWA Takao, MATSUSHIMA Nanako, FUJIWARA Tatsuya

Official selection for the 66th Cannes International Film Festival competition. Suspense action film from genius Miike Takashi, known for filmmaking that fears no taboos and breaks genre boundaries. Based on Kiuchi Kazuhiro's novel of the same title....

Release Date
Apr, 26th, 2013
GREAT YOKAI WAR, THE

GREAT YOKAI WAR, THE (2005)

Director
MIIKE Takashi
Cast
KAMIKI Ryunosuke, KURIYAMA Chiaki, TOYOKAWA Etsushi

A remake of the 1968 classic, directed by MiiKE Takashi (One Missed Call). Over 3000 extras appeared and more than 900 Computer Graphics were used throughout the movie. 10-year-old Tadashi (Kamiki Ryunosuke) lives with his single mother and his gran...

Release Date
Aug, 6th, 2005
Lesson of the Evil

Lesson of the Evil (2012)

Director
MIIKE Takashi
Cast
ITO Hideaki, NIKAIDO Fumi, SOMETANI Shota

A psychological horror film depicting the darkness lurking within everyday life, based on the eponymous novel by Naoki Prizenominated author Kishi Yusuke and brought to the screen by domestically and internationally popular director Miike Takashi (Ha...

Release Date
Nov, 10th, 2012
Sukiyaki Western Django

Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)

Director
MIIKE Takashi
Cast
ITO Hideaki, SATO Koichi, ISEYA Yusuke

A Japanese western action movie that is reminiscent of Kurosawa Akira's The Bodyguard (Yojinbo) with a spaghetti western style fused into it. Directed by Miike Takashi of Masters of Horror: Imprint (Imprint Bokkei Kyoutee). Entered in the Competition...

Release Date
Sep, 15th, 2007