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2017

Kiku to guillotine

The Chrysanthemum and the Guillotine

菊とギロチン

Release Date
July, 7th, 2018
Running Time
189 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

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[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Story ]

Ensemble production about commoners living through the chaos of the post-war crash and Great Kanto Earthquake as they search for meaning in their lives. Directed by the brilliant Zeze Takahisa of Heaven's Story.
The story takes place in the outskirts of Tokyo in the aftermath of the Great Kanto Earthquake. Overflowing with orphans and refugees from the disaster, the district gets a visit from the female sumo group Tamaiwa Entertainment. The freewheeling anarchist group Guillotine Company set up an underground cell to hatch a terrorist plot in this neighborhood primed for political agitation, but they fall under the spell of the female sumo wrestlers and become their buddies.

[ Official Site ]

http://kiku-guillo.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2018 Busan International Film Festival
2018 Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan Now, Japan Now, Gemstone Award (Kiryu Mai)
2019 Göteborg Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

Free Stone Productions Co., Ltd.
International Sales

#214, The Share, 3-25-18 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
Rep: TAKAMATSU Miyuki
Attn: NAGATA Fumiko, NAKAMURA Momoko, MURAKAMI Shizuka
tel: +81 80 9467 0401
fax: +81 3 6800 3106
E-mail: fsp-sales@freestone.jp
http://freestone.jp

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