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    Unique ID Code: 0000149652
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 18/7/2012 17:49
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    Nobody can touch his future
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 130 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Set after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, all 14-year-old Yuichi Sumida (Shota Sometani) wants to become is a regular boy and live a decent life. His environment though repeatedly drags him into the mud. He runs his parent's rental boat business, which is located next to a nondescript lake. His mother frequently comes home with different men and soon she leaves him entirely. His father only comes around looking for money. Whenever Yuichi's father is drunk he tells Yuichi "I wish you were dead."

    Keiko Chazawa (Fumi Nikaido) is a classmate of Yuichi Sumida. She harbors a severe crush on Yuichi. Keiko's home life isn't much better than Yuichi's. Her mother builds a gallows with a noose in place for Keiko to take her own life. Her mother believes her life would be better off without Keiko.

    Under these circumstances, Keiko pays a visit to Yuichi's home. A group of people are lingering nearyby who live in make shift tents on the property. Keiko tries to befriend Yuichi, but she is berated and even physically assaulted. She doesn't get deterred though and sticks around.

    One day, the yakuza come by Yuichi's home. They look for Yuichi's father who is nowhere to be found. The men then tell Yuichi that he has to come up with 6 million Yen by tomorrow to pay off his father's debt. Yuichi already heartbroken by his mother's abandonment and abuse from his father nears a tipping point. A string of incidents then occurs that brings Yuichi's world to a screeching halt. Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Yuichi?

    Special Features:
    'Making Of' (1 hour and 12 minutes)
    Deleted Scenes
    Interview with actor Denden
    Theatrical Trailer

    Video Tracks:
    1080p widescreen 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround Japanese

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Shion Sono

    Written By:

    Shôta Sometani
    Fumi Nikaidô
    Tetsu Watanabe
    Mitsuru Fukikoshi
    Megumi Kagurazaka
    Ken Mitsuishi
    Makiko Watanabe
    Asuka Kurosawa

    Casting By:
    Kumiko Hosokawa
    Mitsuyo Ishigaki

    Music From:
    Tomohide Harada

    Director of Photography:
    Sôhei Tanikawa

    Jun'ichi Itô

    Haruo Umekawa
    Masashi Yamazaki

    Third Window Films

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