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2014

Motors

THE MOTORS

モーターズ

Release Date
November, 14th, 2015
Running Time
83 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
Blu-ray,DVD
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (Blu-ray,DVD,HDCAM)

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SPOTTED PRODUCTIONS

[ Story ]

The directorial debut of Watanabe Daichi, lead vocal for the rock band Kuroneko Chelsea and actor in such films as Oh, My Buddha!. Produced as a graduate thesis for the Tokyo University of Art and Design, the film won Special Mention at the 2014 PFF Awards.
Tanaka (Shibukawa Kiyohiko) works at an auto repair garage. He meets Maeda (Maeda Yuki) and Miki (Konoe Yuki) when they come in for car repairs. Smitten by Miki, Tanaka begins buddying up to Maeda while the couple are held up at the garage.

[ Official Site ]

http://the-motors.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2014 Pia Film Festival, PFF Award Competiton, Special Mention
2014 Tokyo International Film Festival, Japanese Cinema Splash
2014 Hong Kong International Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

PFF General Incorporated Association
SHIBUYA FIRST TOWER, 1-2-20 Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0011
Attn: KUBOTA Yuri
tel: +81 3 5774 5296
fax: +81 3 3461 3483
E-mail: international@pff.jp
http://pff.jp/english

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