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HEAVEN CAN WAIT, MAYBE...
FROM THE WRITER OF "BE WITH YOU"
COMES ANOTHER UNFORGETTABLE LOVE STORY
Japanese Official Website : http://tengoku.gyao.jp/
Born 1959 in Tokyo. Made his debut as a writer in 1990, and was awarded for the TV dramas Your Hands Whisper (1997), Time of the Women (1999) and Chura-san (2001). Other TV works include such hits as All About the Young Men (1994), Friends (2001), Antique (2001), Love, Girls (2002) and Love Letter: The Man We Loved (2003). His big screen adaptation of Takuji Ichikawa#s bestseller, Be With You (2004), became a huge success in Japan and other Asian countries, and is being developed for a Hollywood remake.
Born 1976 in Tokyo. One of the older members of the popular group V6, which made its CD debut in 1995. He has been seen in numerous TV dramas, variety programs and commercials, as well as in on-stage acting and singing roles. Not only has he acted in films such as Sabu#s Hard Luck Hero (2003) and Hold Up Down (2005), with the other V6 members, but he also provided stories based on his childhood experiences for Pikanchi: Life Is Hard But Happy (2002) and its 2004 sequel.
Born 1982 in Tokyo. Her earliest fame came when she starred in School for Ghosts as a child actor in 1995. She has steadily developed her career into adult roles with TV dramas such as Audrey (2000) and Be With You (2005), and with Ryuhei Kitamura#s feature films Azumi (2003) and Sky High (2003). She also provided voice for the animated film Tokyo Godfathers (2003). She will soon be seen as the romantic lead in Tetsuo Shinohara#s Metro (2006).
Born 1980 in Yamaguchi. Made his debut as the vocalist of the J-Pop band EXILE in 2001. He made his solo debut in 2005, and left EXILE the following year. In Heaven Can Wait he makes his acting debut.
Yoshihiko Inohara - Hold Up Down, Hard Luck Hero
Aya Okamoto - Metro, Azumi, Be With You (TV)
Ayumi Ishida - Kewaishi, House on Fire
Erika Toda - Death Note
Keizo Kanie - Yureru, Sleeping Man, Muddy River
Ikuji Nakamura - Death Note, Aegis, Spellbound
Director: Yoshimasa Toki
Screenwriters: Yoshikazu Okada - Be With You, Friends (TV)
Cinematographer: Shogo Ueno - Heaven�fs Bookstore, Barber Yoshino, Hush!
Lighting: Junichi Akatsu - Yokubo, Tomie: Re-birth
Production Designer: Katsumi Kaneda - We Will Overcome Someday
Sound Recording: Osamu Onodera - Quill, Onmyoji II
Editor: Yoshiyuki Okuhara - Blood and Bones, Akame 48 Waterfalls
Geneon Entertainment / LDH / Imagica / Destiny
2006 / 35mm / 2.35:1 / TBC min / Dolby Digital
Theatrical Release: Spring 2007
(C) 2006 "Heaven Can Wait" Production Partners