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2007

Megane

MEGANE(Glasses)

めがね

(c)MEGANE Company

(c)MEGANE Company

(c)MEGANE Company

(c)MEGANE Company

Release Date
September, 22nd, 2007
Running Time
106 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm
Sound Processing
DTS

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

MEGANE Company

[ Story ]

It's early spring and stilll chilly when Taeko (Kobayashi Satomi) comes to a small seaside town on a southern island for some time off. There is no sightseeing spot on the island and people come here to "twilight". Taeko stays at "Hamada", which is run by Yuji (Mitsuishi Ken) who carries on at his own speed almost to a fault. People of distinctive character seem to gather at "Hamada", including Sakura (Motai Masako), a mysterious woman who every year comes from somewhere in the early spring, and a high school teacher, Haruna (Ichikawa Mikako), who drops by every day. There is also this intriguing exercise, Merci taiso, which the residents on the island do as part of their daily routine but only during spring. Taeko is bewildered with the life on the island which is completely out the norm for her, but as she spends more time, she begins to blend in with the slow pace on the island.
Directed by Ogigami Naoko of Kamome Diner(Kamome Shokudo). The film portrays the main character who is tired of urban life but begins to look at herself through interaction with people on her trip.

[ Official Site ]

http://megane-movie.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

Sundance Film Festival 2008
Berlin International Film Festival 2008

[ Contact (International) ]

For further contact details, please contact UNIJAPAN -> [ Contact ]

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