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Journey to the Shore (2015)

Kishibe no tabi (original title)
Mizuki's husband (Yusuke) drowned at sea three years ago. When he suddenly comes back home, she is not that surprised. Instead, Mizuki is wondering what took him so long. She agrees to let Yusuke take her on a journey.

Director:

Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Writers:

Kiyoshi Kurosawa (screenplay), Kazumi Yumoto (based on the novel by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eri Fukatsu ... Mizuki
Tadanobu Asano ... Yûsuke
Masao Komatsu Masao Komatsu ... Shimakage
Mika Muraoka Mika Muraoka
Tetsuya Chiba Tetsuya Chiba ... Jinnai
Kaoru Okunuki Kaoru Okunuki ... Kaoru
Masaaki Akahori Masaaki Akahori
Miho Fukaya Miho Fukaya
Yumiko Ise Yumiko Ise
Yô Takahashi Yô Takahashi
Hideyuki Okamoto Hideyuki Okamoto
Daiki Fujino Daiki Fujino ... Ryota
Kana Matsumoto Kana Matsumoto
Sora Ishii Sora Ishii
Ryû Hoshi Ryû Hoshi
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Storyline

Mizuki's husband (Yusuke) drowned at sea three years ago. When he suddenly comes back home, she is not that surprised. Instead, Mizuki is wondering what took him so long. She agrees to let Yusuke take her on a journey.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Japan | France

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 September 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Journey to the Shore See more »

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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Journey to the shore is not as powerful as other films by Kurosawa Kiyoshi.
14 December 2015 | by FilmCriticLalitRaoSee all my reviews

After having watched the brilliant Japanese film 'Sakebi' (Retribution) directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, I was very much looking forward to watch the latest film by one of the most acclaimed masters of horror/thriller cinema in Japan. A prize at Cannes Film Festival 2015 in its prestigious 'Un certain regard' category is something which might induce viewers to choose this film at a film festival. I also thought along the same lines when I booked this film but in many ways, I was utterly disappointed with 'Journey to the shore'. It is a well made film which might induce viewers to travel within Japan especially to small, unknown places. However, as a film by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, one would surely miss the elements of suspense and thriller. They have been replaced with elements of drama and music. They remind astute viewers of the director's previous film 'Tokyo Sonata'. Acting performances by lead players are nice. It could be one of the reasons to watch this film. However, one would surely be disappointed if a viewer intends to explore new mechanisms of horror, thriller or suspense in this film.


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