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    Unique ID Code: 0000173646
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 23/4/2016 16:07
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    Uzumasa Limelight

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    Your courage will not go unnoticed
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 104 mins
    Retail Price: £14.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Uzumasa (Kyoto) is considered the Hollywood of Japan. It has produced many jidaigeki films (period dramas with sword fighting) that are loved by many Japanese, and are highly praised all over the world. These films wouldn t be what they were if it weren t for the kirareyaku (actors whose main job is to be killed by the lead star). Men who are killed, without ever being lit by the limelight...

    This story is about those men, the unsung heroes of classic jidaigeki films. They loved and respected the art, even when the production of classic jidaigeki films began to dwindle. Using Charlie Chaplin s film Limelight as an underlying theme, the admirable story of these men dealing with a new generation and fading craftsmanship is told with melancholy and soul.

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    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Japanese

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    Directed By:
    Ken Ochiai

    Written By:

    Seizô Fukumoto
    Chihiro Yamamoto
    Masashi Goda
    Hirotarô Honda
    Hisako Manda

    Music From:
    Kazuma Jinnouchi
    Nobuko Toda

    Director of Photography:
    Chris Freilich

    Chieko Suzaki

    Production Designer:
    Takashi Yoshida

    Ko Mori
    Hiroyuki Ono
    Shôhei Sano

    Executive Producer:
    Nobuhisa Kawabata

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