(Original title: 彼女の人生は間違いじゃない/Kanojo no Jinsei wa Machigaijanai)


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

Category Drama
Kumi Takiuchi "Twisted Justice" (2016)
Ken Mitsuishi "Midnight Diner"
Kengo Kora "Being Good" (2015)
Director: Ryuichi Hiroki "Kabukicho Love Hotel" (2014)
Film Festivals & Awards
Busan IFF 2017
Chennai IFF 2017
Beijing IFF 2018
Udine Far East FF 2018
Munich IFF 2018
Japan Cuts NY 2018
119 min./ 2017 / Japan / Color / DCP / 5.1ch



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.

Release in Japan: July 15, 2017 / 120 min / Vista / R-15

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