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Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS (2002)

Hi wa mata noboru (original title)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Toshiyuki Nishida Toshiyuki Nishida ... Kagaya
Ken Watanabe ... Okubo
Naoto Ogata Naoto Ogata ... Eguchi
Kyôko Maya Kyôko Maya ... Keiko Kagaya
Ryôko Shinohara ... Natsuka Kashiwagi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adeyto ... Secretary (as Laura Windrath)
Katsutoshi Atarashi Katsutoshi Atarashi ... Miyashita
Mitsuko Baishô Mitsuko Baishô ... Masae Murakami
Tôru Emori Tôru Emori ... Terayama (President of Sony)
Renji Ishibashi ... Kanezawa (Vice-President of Nippon Victor)
Hôshi Ishida Hôshi Ishida ... Yuji Kagaya (as Hoshi Ishida)
Mitsuru Kato Mitsuru Kato ... Ono (Nippon Victor Co.)
Takashi Kikuchi Takashi Kikuchi
Jun Kunimura ... Koide
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Matsushita (Matsushita Denki Co.)
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Official Sites:

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Language:

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Release Date:

15 June 2002 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS See more »

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English title:-" Dawn of a New Day-The J.V.C. story"
25 April 2006 | by brettataylorSee all my reviews

A rare treat.Happened upon this film by accident & was thoroughly impressed.A first time directorial effort that hits all the marks. As the English title suggests, its the story of JVC company of Japan. Headed by Toshiyuki Nishida, a formidable actor & stalwart of many Japanese movies & t.v.Also stars Ken Watanabe another Japanese actor well known to western audiences.

Basically its a feel-good movie that will have you cheering & for my liking there are too few of these kinds of films these days. The fact that it is a lesson in recent history as well, makes this true story all the more riveting.

Western audiences can appreciate the story even if they are unaware of its history.The DVD release contains English subtitles making this a worthy foreign movie to have in ones collection. See it & be pleasantly surprised!

Similar feel good Japanese movie:- "Antarctica" remade in 2006 by Disney as "Eight Below"


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