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2019

Barbara

Tezuka's Barbara

ばるぼら

(c)Barbara Film Committee

(c)Barbara Film Committee

(c)Barbara Film Committee

(c)Barbara Film Committee

Release Date
November, 20th, 2020
Running Time
100 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Barbara Film Committee

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

AEON ENTERTAINMENT

[ Production Studio ]

THE FOOL

[ Story ]

Tezuka Osamu's son Macoto, director of Hakuchi which was invited to the 56th Venice Film Festival, adapts his father's original comic of the same name into this live-action erotic mystery film.
Novelist Mikura Yosuke (Inagaki Goro) has a run in with a drunk young girl named Barbara (Nikaido Fumi) at an alcove of Shinjuku Station and ends up bringing her to his home. Though Barbara is a heavy drinker and a slob, when she is nearby, Mikura's creative juices are inexplicably aroused. Therefore, Mikura makes up his mind to marry Barbara.

[ Official Site ]

https://barbara-themovie.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2019 Tokyo International Film Festival, Competition

[ Contact (International) ]

Nikkatsu Corporation
International Sales

3-28-12 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Attn: KAWAI Emico, FURUKAWA Mami, KATO Taku, SUNG Tzwei
tel: +81 3 5689 1014
fax: +81 3 5689 1044
E-mail: international@nikkatsu.co.jp
https://intl.nikkatsu.com

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Release Date
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