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2019

The Fable

THE FABLE

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(c)2019 "THE FABLE" Film Partners

(c)2019 "THE FABLE" Film Partners

Release Date
June, 21st, 2019
Running Time
123 min
Genre
Action/Adventure , Comedy , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

"THE FABLE" Film Partners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

SHOCHIKU

[ Story ]

Okada Junichi stars along with a splendid cast of actors in this entertaining action film.
The Fable (Okada) is a master assassin who is referred to as a "legend" by the underworld. Overworked, he is given a mission by his boss (Sato Koichi), to live a full year as a normal man without killing anyone. Incognito, the Fable is given the name "Sato Akira" and starts a new life as a regular citizen along with his partner Yoko (Kimura Fumino).

[ Official Site ]

https://the-fable-movie.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2019 New York Asian Film Festival
2019 Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, Best Action Film
2019 Fantasia International Film Festival, Best Action Film

[ Contact (International) ]

NIPPON TELEVISION NETWORK CORPORATION
Film Business Department

1-6-1 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-7444
tel: +81 3 6215 3028
http://www.ntv.co.jp/english

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Director
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Cast
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Release Date
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Cast
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Director
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Cast
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Cast
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Release Date
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