A BEAUTIFUL STAR

(Original title: 美しい星/Utsukushii Hoshi)

A BEAUTIFUL STAR

127 min./ 2017 / Japan / Color / DCP / 5.1ch

Category Drama
CAST
Lily FRANKY "Like Father, Like Son"
Kazuya KAMENASHI "It's Me, It's Me"
Ai HASHIMOTO "Little Forest"
Tomoko NAKAJIMA "Tokyo Family"
CREW
Written and Directed by YOSHIDA Daihachi "Funuke Show Some Love, You Losers!"
Original novel "Utsukushii Hoshi" by Yukio MISHIMA "
Film Festivals & Awards
Vancouver IFF 2017
Busan IFF 2017
Hawaii IFF 2017
San Diego Asian FF 2017
Chennai IFF 2017
Environmental FF 2018
Minneapolis St. Paul IFF 2018
Beijing IFF 2018
Duration/Release
127 min./ 2017 / Japan / Color / DCP / 5.1ch

Synopsis

Juichiro Osugi, a demotivated weather forecaster, suddenly comes to believe that he is from Mars after mysteriously struck by blinding light. About the same time, his children also awake as aliens. They believe that they have different missions to accomplish on Earth and Juichiro believes his is to let people realize the immediate danger of environmental crisis. His peculiar plea to save the beautiful planet earns him the limelight; however, a mysterious would-be alien appears to claim against Juichiro. Once a frivolous weatherman now desperately tries to let the man and his audience understand his conviction, not knowing the fate awaiting him ahead.


Introduction

MISHIMA's unique sci-fi drama turns into an unconventional film in modern times directed by YOSHIDA Dihachi ("Funuke Show Some Love, You Losers!"). It portrays a family on Earth who come to believe that they are actually from other planets all of a sudden. They try so hard to save the endangered planet Earth but things get crazy on the way... Family members are played by Lily FRANKY ("Like Father, Like Son"), Kazuya KAMENASHI ("It's Me, It's Me"), Ai HASHIMOTO ("Little Forest") and Tomoko NAKAJIMA ("Tokyo Family"). A comical yet bittersweet story of an extraterrestrial family.

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