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Screening preceded by Fuyuko Mochizuki's short BOZE

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ANOTHER WORLD (半世界)

 

Saturday June 8 @ 4pm
Runtime: 120 min / 2019
Director: Junji Sakamoto
Starring: Goro Inagaki, Chizuru Ikewaki, Hiroki Hasegawa, Kiyohiko Shibukawa
International Premiere

Koh makes high-grade charcoal in a business inherited from his father.  He resents his work, fails to pay enough attention to his wife, Hatsuno, and struggles to connect with his bullied son, Akira. When Eisuke, a boyhood friend and member of the self-defence forces returns home struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, their reunion forces Koh to re-evaluate his life and relationship with his family.

An intimate, probing and poignant drama that won the Audience Choice Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival.

Screening preceded by Fuyuko Mochizuki‘s short BOZE.

Official Website and Trailer (In Japanese):  hansekai.jp
You may purchase at Ticketweb, or at JCCC Reception, 416-441-2345.

2018年度東京国際映画祭観客賞受賞作品。阪本順治監督が自ら書き下ろした渾身のオリジナル脚本。主演に稲垣吾郎を迎え、長谷川博己、池脇千鶴、渋川清彦などの名優たちが名を連ねる。

高村鉱(稲垣吾郎)は妻と息子と生まれ育った田舎町で暮らしながら、父から譲り受けた炭焼き窯で備中炭を作ることで生計を立てている。そこに中学からの同級生で、元自衛隊員だった瑛介(長谷川博己)が、離婚して突然地元に戻ってくる。同じ町で中古車販売を手がけている友人の光彦の三人で久しぶりに酒を酌み交わし、瑛介も故郷の生活に慣れようと努力するが…。

監督:阪本順治『団地』『エルネスト もう一人のゲバラ』
出演:稲垣吾郎、長谷川博己、池脇千鶴、渋川清彦、石橋蓮司

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