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2017

Hibana

Spark

火花

(c)2017 "SPARK" Film Partners

(c)2017 "SPARK" Film Partners

(c)2017 "SPARK" Film Partners

(c)2017 "SPARK" Film Partners

(c)2017 "SPARK" Film Partners

(c)2017 "SPARK" Film Partners

Release Date
November, 23rd, 2017
Running Time
121 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (HDCAM)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

"SPARK" Film Partners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOHO

[ Production Studio ]

THE FOOL, Pipeline

[ Story ]

The film adaptation of comedian and 153rd Akutagawa Award winner Matayoshi Naoki's identically titled novel depicting young people captivated by the world of stand-up comedy who, despite complications, give their all to realize their dreams.
Young comedian Tokunaga (Suda Masaki) meets the more experienced Kamiya (Kiritani Kenta) at a live performance. Mesmerized by Kamiya's talent, Tokunaga volunteers to become his pupil. Kamiya takes on Tokunaga and expresses his wish for Tokunaga to write his biography. Two years later, Tokunaga is reunited with Kamiya who has relocated from Osaka to Tokyo. And thus his turbulent days begin again.

[ Official Site ]

http://hibana-movie.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2017 Kyoto International Film and Art Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

Yoshimoto Creative Agency Co., Ltd.
Film Production Center
(Asia)
5-18-21 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022
Rep: OKAMOTO Akihiko
Attn: NAKAMURA Tadashi
tel: +81 3 3209 8226
fax: +81 3 3209 8424
E-mail: nakamura.tadashi@yoshimoto.co.jp
http://www.yoshimoto.co.jp/corp

TOHO CO., LTD.
International Business Department
(outside of Asia)
1-2-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8415
Attn: HARAGUCHI Emi
tel: +81 3 3591 3530
fax: +81 3 3591 6610
E-mail: tohointl@toho.co.jp
http://www.toho.co.jp

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