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2017

Of love & law

Of Love & Law

Of Love & Law

(c) Nanmori Films

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Release Date
2017
Running Time
94 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
-
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Little Stranger Films

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOFOO

[ Story ]

Documentary about contemporary Japanese society through the lives of people in challenging circumstances including LGBT individuals and those left out of Japan's family registry system. Director Toda Hikaru, who has worked for many years in the US and Europe, depicts the lives of an openly gay couple who are lawyers.
Kazu and Fumi are an openly gay couple who run a law office together in downtown Osaka. They met 15 years ago, and are inseparable in work at in their private lives, but their relationship is not recognized by the law. They both dream of being parents. One day, they find themselves caring for a boy with no place to go.

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2017 Tokyo International Film Festival, Japanese Cinema Splash, Best Picture Award

[ Contact (International) ]

Hakawati
tel: elhum@hakawati.co.uk
http://www.hakawati.co.uk

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[ Licensing contact ]

Oversea Sales
Little Stranger Films   Attn: TODA Hikaru
tel: +81 90 7880 7621
E-mail: hikaru@littlestrangerfilms.com
hikaru@littlestrangerfilms.com
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tel: +81 90 7880 7621
E-mail: hikaru@littlestrangerfilms.com
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tel: +81 90 7880 7621
E-mail: hikaru@littlestrangerfilms.com
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tel: +81 90 7880 7621
E-mail: hikaru@littlestrangerfilms.com
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tel: +81 90 7880 7621
E-mail: hikaru@littlestrangerfilms.com
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tel: +81 90 7880 7621
E-mail: hikaru@littlestrangerfilms.com
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