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2019

Hatsukoi

FIRST LOVE

初恋

(c)2019 FIRST LOVE Production Committee

(c)2019 FIRST LOVE Production Committee

(c)2019 FIRST LOVE Production Committee

(c)2019 FIRST LOVE Production Committee

(c)2019 FIRST LOVE Production Committee

(c)2019 FIRST LOVE Production Committee

Release Date
February, 28th, 2019
Running Time
115 min
Genre
Action/Adventure , Comedy , Romance , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

FIRST LOVE Production Committee

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOEI

[ Story ]

Director Miike Takashi depicts the events of a single intense night in this original story. Selected for Directors' Fortnight at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.
Kabukicho, Shinjuku's red-light district. Katsuragi Leo (Kubota Masataka) is a destitute pro boxer with no family who helps Monica (Konishi Sakurako), a girl whose parents got her hooked on drugs. He's dragged into hanging out with Monica and is soon engulfed by the feuds of desperados like the yakuza, an evil cop, and the Chinese mafia.

[ Official Site ]

https://hatsukoi-movie.jp

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2019 Cannes Film Festival, Directors' Fortnight

[ Contact (International) ]

TOEI COMPANY, LTD.
International Sales & Acquisitions

3-2-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8108
tel: +81 3 3535 7621
fax: +81 3 3535 7622
E-mail: international@toei.co.jp
http://www.toei.co.jp/en

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