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Karera ga honki de amu toki wa

(c)2017 "Close-Knit" Film Partners

(c)2017 "Close-Knit" Film Partners

Release Date : February, 25th, 2017
Running Time : 127 min
Genre : Drama , Feature

Color : Color
Screening Format : DCP,Blu-ray, DVD
Screen Size : -
Sound Processing : -

[ Directed by ] OGIGAMI Naoko

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

"CLOSE-KNIT" Film Partners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]


[ Production Studio ]


[ Story ]

First film in five years from director Ogigami Naoko, whose many fans adore the uniquely soothing atmosphere in films like Kamome Diner. The protagonist has undergone a sex change to become a woman and lives with her partner and his young niece. Ikuta Toma takes on his first transgender role.
Tomo (Kakihara Rinka) is a girl who moves in with her uncle Makio (Kiritani Kenta) after her mom takes off. Makio's lover Rinko (Ikuta) is a former man who has undergone a sex change operation. Tomo feels confused by Rinko's presence, but gets her first taste of a warm and loving household.

[ Official Site ]

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2017 Berlin International Film Festival, Panorama Special, Teddy Award (Special Jury Award), Panorama Audience Award (Fiction Film - 2nd place)
2017 Beijing International Film Festival
2017 New York Asian Film Festival, Audience Award

[ Contact (International) ]

Nikkatsu Corporation International Sales
3-28-12 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Attn: KAWAI Emico, FURUKAWA Mami, KATO Taku
tel: +81 3 5689 1014
fax: +81 3 5689 1044