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2015

Ai o tsumu hito

The Pearls of the Stone Man

愛を積むひと

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

(c)2015 "The Pearls of the Stone Man" Film Partners.

Release Date
June, 20th, 2015
Running Time
125 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Asmik Ace, SHOCHIKU, WOWOW, KDDI, THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN, HTB, TBS Service

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Asmik Ace, SHOCHIKU

[ Story ]

Drama based on American author Edward Mooney, Jr.'s "The Pearls of the Stone Man." The powerful bond between a long-married couple is warmly depicted amidst the natural scenery of Hokkaido. Official selection for the 18th Shanghai International Film Festival.
Atsushi (Sato Koichi) closes his workshop in Tokyo and relocates to Hokkaido for a leisurely retirement with his wife Ryoko (Higuchi Kanako). However, he doesn't know what to do with his free time, and concerned Ryoko proposes that he build a stone wall for their home. Meanwhile, Ryoko's heart ailment gets worse…

[ Official Site ]

http://ai-tsumu.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2015 Shanghai International Film Festival
2015 Festival International du Film de Bruxelles, Competition

[ Contact (International) ]

SHOCHIKU CO., LTD.
13F, Togeki Bldg., 4-1-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8422
Attn: SATO Kiwamu
tel: +81-3-5550-1623
fax: +81-3-5550-1654
E-mail: ibd@shochiku.co.jp
http://www.shochikufilms.com

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