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Fuchi ni tatsu (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama | 16 June 2017 (USA)
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Toshio hires Yasaka in his workshop. This old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio's family life.

Director:

Kôji Fukada

Writer:

Kôji Fukada
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tadanobu Asano ... Yasaka
Mariko Tsutsui ... Akié
Taiga ... Takashi Yamakami
Momone Shinokawa Momone Shinokawa ... Hotaru
Kana Mahiro Kana Mahiro ... Hotaru (Adult)
Takahiro Miura ... Atsushi Shitara
Kanji Furutachi Kanji Furutachi ... Toshio
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Toshio hires Yasaka in his workshop. This old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio's family life.

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Drama

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Country:

Japan | France

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harmonium See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,453, 16 June 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,191, 14 September 2017
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1.66 : 1
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The director Fukuda Koji was available for a Q&A following the film's premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and stated that even if he is unsure about the logic of the ending and what would happen next. See more »

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Crime and punishment revisited
29 June 2017 | by JuguAbrahamSee all my reviews

A very interesting original screenplay written by a director.

A new perspective of crime and punishment. A grey perspective. Definitely one of the most interesting films I have watched in 2017 though the direction is not outstanding. Deserving of the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes.

Good performances and symbolism (Lady-Macbeth-like washing of hands, white bedsheets and ghost images).


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