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2016

Kinmedal otoko

Gold Medal Man

金メダル男

(c)2016 "Kinmedaru Otoko" Production Committee

(c)2016 "Kinmedaru Otoko" Production Committee

(c)2016 "Kinmedaru Otoko" Production Committee

(c)2016 "Kinmedaru Otoko" Production Committee

Release Date
October, 22nd, 2016
Running Time
108 min
Genre
Comedy , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
HDCAM
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (HDCAM)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Hakuhodo DY music & pictures, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, MASEKI GEINOSHA, Project You, NTV, THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN, NBCUniversal Entertainment, YOMIURI TELECASTING CORPORATION, CHUKYO TV. BROADCASTING

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

SHOWGATE

[ Production Studio ]

Hakuhodo DY music & pictures, Digital Frontier

[ Story ]

Film adaptation of the 2011 one-man performance "A Man Born on the Year of the Tokyo Olympics" by Uchimura Teruyoshi from the comedy duo Ucchan Nanchan. Laughter-inducing depiction of a guy who goes after every imaginable type of gold medal. Uchimura wrote the original story, and also handled the direction, scriptwriting and lead role for the film.
Senichi (Uchimura) was born in Nagano Prefecture in 1964, the year of the Tokyo Olympics. After snagging first place at an elementary school race, he gets hooked on the sweet taste of victory and goes after the top prize at various types of competitions. But, he discovers an unexpected pitfall upon entering middle school.

[ Official Site ]

http://kinmedao.com

[ Contact (International) ]

HAKUHODO DY MUSIC & PICTURES (SHOWGATE INC.)
International Sales Group

7F, S-GATE Akasaka, 6-2-4 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
Rep: KAWAKAMI Junpei
Attn: SHIBATA Atsumi
tel: +81 3 6441 9696
fax: +81 3 6441 7965
E-mail: isales@hakuhodody-map.jp
http://www.hakuhodody-map.jp

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