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Special Presentation – 40th Anniversary of Friendship between Japan and China

The Love Leading to Tomorrow

[ 通往明日之爱 ]

Director:Hideyuki Katsuki


World Premiere

10/28 11:00-

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105min Japanese, Chinese Color | 2011 Japan=China | 

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Set in Aomori, Beijing and Tokyo, the film depicts everlasting love beyond national borders and races. This realistic portrayal of family love is a must-see.

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10/28 11:00 - 13:15 (105min.)


Guest (tentative): Kaoru Yachigusa(Actress), Sayaka Ichii (Actress), ALEX RU (Actor), Mai Kuraki (Singer), Hideyuki Katsuki (Director)

Advance Tickets ¥1300(Tax included) |Tickets at the Door ¥1300(Tax included)

Special student admission tickets at the door: ¥500(Tax included)


* Please note that the screening schedule, Q&A and Greeting from the Stage are subject to change. The stage appearances of guests and scheduled closing time of the show may change according to circumstances.

* Advance Tickets can be purchased by telephone/internet and from convenience stores (Seven-Eleven, CircleKSunkus, Lawson) and playguide on First-come basis.

* Please be forewarned that the number of Tickets at the Door is limited. Tickets at the Door can be only purchased two tickets per person. You are kindly requested not to form a queue before the theater in the late-evening.

Hideyuki Katsuki

Made a debut in 1996 with the film Illegal Overstaying, he has directed a number of films which describes the bloom of youth realistically. In 2007, his film Yoriko based on his original story won the Best Original Story Award and Script Award at Monaco International Film Festival. His film You dance in Summer, set in Yosakoi Festival, was shown in 2010 and won great popularity.

Director/Screenplay : Hideyuki Katsuki
Executive Producer : Zou Fan
Executive Producer : Yasumitsu Kojika
Producer : Kazuha Sakurai
Cinematographer : Gen Kobayashi
Lighting : Noritaka Shiibara
Music : Moku
Theme Song : Mai Kuraki feat. Alex Ru

Sayaka Ichii
Alex Ru
Ma Su
Ren Ohsugi
Mirai Yamamoto
Masahiro Takashima
Kaoru Yachigusa

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