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Tokyo Sonata: The Masters of Cinema Series

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Certificate: 12
Running Time: 120
Retail Price: £19.99
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Content Type: Movie

Kiyoshi Kurosawa - the hugely acclaimed Japanese director famous for his groundbreaking, existential horror films such as Cure and Kairo [Pulse] - set Cannes alight in 2008 with this highly topical film - an eerie, poignant reflection on the mass uncertainty sweeping the world.

When Ryuhei Sasaki (played by Teruyuki Kagawa) is unceremoniously dumped from his 'safe' company job, his family's happy, humdrum life is put at risk.Outstanding performances; serene, elegant direction; and Kurosawa's trademark chills are evident as he ratchets up the unsettling atmosphere and the grim hopelessness of Sasaki's unemployment.

Widely regarded as Kurosawa's finest achievement, The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present the winner of the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize at Cannes 2008.

Special Features:
• Making of Documentary
• Q&A, Tokyo, September 2008
• Premiere, Tokyo, September 2008
• DVD Discussion
• Original UK Theatrical Trailer
• 28 Page Booklet

Video Tracks:
1080p Widescreen 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Japanese
Dolby TrueHD 2.0 Japanese
Dolby Digital 2.0 Japanese

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Directed By:
Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Written By:

Teruyuki Kagawa
Kyôko Koizumi
Yû Koyanagi
Inowaki Kai
Haruka Igawa
Kanji Tsuda
Kazuya Kojima
Kôji Yakusho

Soundtrack By:
Kazumasa Hashimoto

Director of Photography:
Akiko Ashizawa

Koichi Takahashi

Production Designer:
Tomoyuki Maruo
Tomoe Matsumoto

Wouter Barendrecht
Yukie Kito

Executive Producer:
Yasushi Kotani
Michael J. Werner

Eureka Entertainment
The Masters of Cinema Series

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