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2016

Mie o haru

Eriko, Pretended

見栄を張る

(c)AKIYO FUJIMURA

(c)AKIYO FUJIMURA

(c)AKIYO FUJIMURA

(c)AKIYO FUJIMURA

(c)AKIYO FUJIMURA

(c)AKIYO FUJIMURA

Release Date
March, 24th, 2018
Running Time
93 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP,Blu-ray
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (Blu-ray)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

UZUMASA

[ Story ]

Tale inspired by 'nakiya' professional mourners that were once part of funerals in Japan. Directed by the cutting-edge Fujimura Akiyo, who directed "The Air We Can't See" in the omnibus Ten Years Japan overseen by Kore-eda Kazuhiro.
Yoshioka Eriko (Kubo Haruka) is a 28-year-old struggling actress who pretends like she's a success but makes her living doing part-time jobs. One day, she returns to her provincial hometown when her older sister Yukiko dies, and she takes up the 'nakiya' job that her sister did when she was alive.

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2016 Osaka Asian Film Festival, Indie Forum,
2016 SKIP CITY INTERNATIONAL D-Cinema FESTIVAL, Feature Length Competition, SKIP CITY Award
2017 Working Title Film Festival, Working Title Film Festival
2017 Nippon Connection
2017 Indie Gathering International Film Festival & Convention
2017 Camera Japan Festival
2017 Oxford Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

Harakiri Films LLC
#303, 1-9-34 Itachibori, Nishi Ku, Osaka 550-0012
Attn: IMAI Taro
E-mail: harakirifilms2014@gmail.com
http://www.harakirifilms.com

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