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Japanese title: Kanojo no jinsei wa machigai janai
Based on the novel "Kanojo no Jinsei ha Machigai Janai" (literal translation: Her life is not at fault) by Director Hiroki, the film delicately portrays people in Fukushima where Hiroki is from. Starring Kumi Takiuchi as Miyuki, Ken Mitsuishi as her father, Kengo Kora as a call girl operator-security guard, Tokio Emoto as her colleague at city government, it is a powerful and emotional story of survivors, who are all trying to find their own silver linings in life.
Miyuki (23) is a call girl on the weekends. She has lost her mother by tusnami in 2011 and lives alone with her father in a temporary house in Fukushima. While people are still struggling from the aftermath, she takes a long distance bus to Tokyo to transform herself in the mundane office clerk life to a woman nobody knows. Miyuki, her father and her colleague - people who lost something irreplaceable look for a way out to survive.
Original Novel and Directed by Ryuichi Hiroki
Born 1954 in Fukushima. He made a feature directorial debut with "Seigyaku! - Onna wo Abaku" (1982). "Maohgai - Sadistic City" won grand prix at Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival (1993). He was introduced to the international cinephiles with "Vibrator" which was premiered at Venice Film Festival (New Territories) in 2003, and Toronto premiered "Kabukicho Love Hotel" earned him critical acclaim around the world in 2014.
Staff & Cast
Director: Ryuichi Hiroki "Kabukicho Love Hotel" (2014) "Vibrator" (2003)
Starring: Kumi Takiuchi "Twisted Justice" (2016)
Ken Mitsuishi "Midnight Diner"
Kengo Kora "Being Good" (2015)
Release in Japan: July 15, 2017 / 120 min / Vista / R-15
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