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2015

Obon no ototo

Obon Brothers

お盆の弟

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

(c)"Obon Brothers" Film Partners

Release Date
July, 25th, 2015
Running Time
107 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Monochrome
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Breath, KIRISHIMA 1945

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Argo Pictures

[ Story ]

Osaki Akira, winner of the 16th Japan Movie Critics Award for The Catch Man directs this human drama written by Adachi Shin. The strenuous efforts for a comeback made by an unsuccessful film director and his relationship with the people around him are rendered in black & white.
Takashi (Shibukawa Kiyohiko), an unemployed film director, returns to his family home to nurse his older brother, Masaru (Mitsuishi Ken), who suffers from cancer. An old friend and screenwriter, Fujimura (Okada Koki) introduces Takashi to Ryoko (Kawai Aoba), but Takashi is contemplating making Ryoko his brother's wife...

[ Official Site ]

http://obonbrothers.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2015 Nippon Connection, Nippon Visions
2015 Raindance Film Festival
2015 Camera Japan Festival
2015 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2015 Aberdeen Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

ARGO PICTURES INC.
1F, Yahata Bldg., 4-10-21 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
Rep: OKADA Yutaka
Attn: KUMAGAI Mutsuko
tel: +81 3 3584 6237
fax: +81 3 3584 6238
E-mail: mail@argopictures.jp
http://www.argopictures.jp

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