Only one trailer post this week because there aren’t that many films and by the time you read this I’ll probably be in London collecting my tickets for the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme. I will be enjoying two solid days of Japanese films and visiting art galleries before heading back home and writing about them. The films, not the galleries. I’ll leave gallery stuff to better bloggers like Sequins and Cherry Blossom.
Here are the trailers:
Japanese: 抱きしめたい － 真実 の 物語 －
Romaji: Dakishimetai – Shinjitsu no Monogatari
Running Time: 122 mins.
Release Date: February 01st, 2014
Director: Akihiko Shiota
Writer: Akihiko Shiota, Hiroshi Saito (Screenplay),
Starring: Keiko Kitagawa, Ryo Nishikido, Takumi Saito, Aya Hiryama, Eriko Sato, Megumi Sato, Mastaka Kubota, Jun Kunimura, Jun Fubuki
This is actually based on the story of a real life couple. Tsukasa (Kitagawa) was involved in a car accident that left her in a wheelchair and with memory impairment. Despite these setbacks, she carries on with life and falls in love with a taxi driver named Masaki (Nishikido) who plays basketball. Despite their differences they start a new life together and try to make a family but serious problems emerge…