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2018

Usuke boys

The Usuke Boys

ウスケボーイズ

(c) Kaori Kawai / Shougakukan / Kart Entertainment Co.,Ltd.

(c) Kaori Kawai / Shougakukan / Kart Entertainment Co.,Ltd.

Release Date
October, 20th, 2018
Running Time
102 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP,Blu-ray,DVD
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (Blu-ray,DVD)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Kart Entertainment

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Kart Entertainment

[ Production Studio ]

rakufilm

[ Story ]

Film adaptation of a nonfiction book published in 2009. Depicts the excitement of young people striving to create the best Japanese wine with inspiration from winemaker Asai Usuke, who brought the quality of Japan's wine to new levels.
Yamanashi University student Okamura (Watanabe Dai) creates the Wine Friendship Association with four others. The group has heated discussions over tastings of wine from various countries, and one day they are thrilled to encounter Kikyogahara Merlot, a Japanese wine that beats French wine in flavor. They plunge into winemaking under the tutelage of the winemaker Asai Usuke (Hashizume Isao).

[ Official Site ]

http://usukeboys.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2018 Madrid International Film Festival, Best Foreign Language Feature Film
2018 Amsterdam International Filmmaker Festival, Best Director of a Foreign Language Feature Film (Kakizaki Yuji),Best Lead Actor in a Foreign Language Film (Watanabe Dai)

[ Contact (International) ]

Kart Entertainment Co.,Ltd.
#202, Great Lucky , 2-37-2 Ikejiri, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-0001
Rep: KAKIZAKI Yuji(CEO)
tel: +81 3 5432 7588
fax: +81 3 5432 7589
E-mail: info@kart-entertainment.co.jp
http://kart-entertainment.co.jp

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