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2020

Yuko no tenbin

A BALANCE

由宇子の天秤

(c)2020 "A BALANCE" FILM PARTNERS

(c)2020 "A BALANCE" FILM PARTNERS

(c)2020 "A BALANCE" FILM PARTNERS

(c)2020 "A BALANCE" FILM PARTNERS

Release Date
September, 17th, 2021
Running Time
152 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP,ProRes)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

"A BALANCE" FILM PARTNERS

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Bitters End

[ Story ]

Harumoto Yujiro won acclaim for his debut film Going the Distance and directs and writes this drama that tackles the contradictions and problems of hyper information-driven society. Produced by In This Corner of the World director Katabuchi Sunao. Selected for the Panorama program at the 71st Berlin International Film Festival.
Documentary director Yuko (Takiuchi Kumi) covers the suicide of a high school girl who was the victim of bullying. Just as she gets closer to the truth, she is faced with the ultimate decision after learning an unexpected and shocking fact from her father.

[ Official Site ]

https://bitters.co.jp/tenbin/

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2020 Busan International Film Festival, New Currents, New Currents Award
2020 TOKYO FILMeX, Competition, Student Jury Prize
2021 Berlin International Film Festival, Panorama

[ 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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