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Shochiku at EFM 2016: Stand # 125 @ Martin-Gropius-Bau (MGB)
Representative:
Kiwamu SATO (Cell:+49 1761 0378 270)
Shion KOMATSU (Cell +81 90 8038 5276)
Junko KAWAGUCHI (Cell: +49 1761 0378 278)

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©2016 “CREEPY” Film Partners

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CREEPY

(Original title:Creepy Itsuwari no Rinjin)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
130min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Hidetoshi NISHIJIMA 西島秀俊 (While the Women are Sleeping, License to Live)
Yuko TAKEUCHI 竹内結子 (The Inerasable, Ring, Midnight Eagle)
Teruyuki KAGAWA 香川照之 (Sway, Tokyo Sonata, Rurouni Kenshin, Key of Life)

Do you really want to know who your neighbors are?

©2015 "Nagasaki: Memories of My Son" Film Partners

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NAGASAKI: MEMORIES OF MY SON

(Original title:Haha to Kuraseba)
Production Year
2015
Running Time
130min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Sayuri YOSHINAGA 吉永小百合(KABEI-Our Mother, About Her Brother)
Kazunari NINOMIYA 二宮和也(The Lady Shogun And Her Men, GANTZ, Letters from Iwo Jima)
Haru KUROKI 黒木華(The Little House, The Great Passage)

70 years have passed since the end of World War II.
Director Yoji Yamada brings author Hisashi Inoue's final wish to the screen.

©2016 "What a Wonderful Family!" Film Partners

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WHAT A WONDERFUL FAMILY!

(Original title:Kazoku wa Tsuraiyo)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
108min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Isao HASHIZUME 橋爪功 (The Little House, Tokyo Family, I Wish)
Kazuko YOSHIYUKI 吉行和子 (Tokyo Family, Departures, 7 Days of Himawari & Her Puppies)
Satoshi TSUMABUKI 妻夫木聡 (Tokyo Family, The Assassin, Villain, Dororo)
Yu AOI 蒼井優 (Tokyo Family, About Her Brother, Hula Girl)

“Tokyo Family” cast gets together for Yoji YAMADA’s long-awaited comedy drama!

Market Screening
Feb 14 (San) 15:00 @ Cine Star 5
Feb 15 (Mon) 10:20 @ Kino Arsernal 2

©2016 Shochiku Co., Ltd.

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TSUKIJI WONDERLAND

(Original title:Tsukiji Wonderland)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
110min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Jiro ONO 小野二郎 (Chef of the three-Michelin star sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro)
Rene Redzepi (Chef of the two-Michelin star restaurant Noma)
Theodore C. Bestor (Cultural Anthropology professor at Harvard University)

The documentary film about The Tsukiji Market, which is the biggest fish and seafood market in the world. Why does Tsukiji continue to fascinate people around the world over the years?

Market Screening
May 12 (Thu) 11:30 @ Doc Corner
May 13 (Fri) 11:30 @ Doc Corner
May 15 (Sun) 11:30 @ Doc Corner

©2016 "The Inerasable" Film Partners

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THE INERASABLE

(Original title:Zang-e Sunde Wa Ikenai Heya)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
107min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Yuko TAKEUCHI 竹内結子 (Creepy, Ring, Midnight Eagle)
Ai HASHIMOTO 橋本 愛 (little forest, Confessions, The Kirishima Thing)
Kuranosuke SASAKI 佐々木蔵之介 (Solomon’s Perjury, Samurai Hustle series)

Have you ever thought about the previous tenants who lived where you live now?
Yoshihiro NAKAMURA has made Fuyumi ONO’s popular horror novel into a film.

Market Screening
Feb 14 (San) 12:50 @ Cine Star 4
Feb 16 (Tue) 13:00 @ Marriott 1

©2015 Shochiku Co., Ltd.

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NINJA THE MONSTER

(Original title:Ninja the Monster)
Production Year
2015
Running Time
81min
Genre
Director
Cast
Dean FUJIOKA 藤岡 靛 (I am Ichihashi)
Aoi MORIKAWA 森川 葵 (The World of Kanako, Fatal Frame)

A body guard NINJA encounters an unidentified Monster (Kaiju).
Can he protect a beautiful princess?

Market Screening
Feb 13 (Sat) 15:00 @ Marriott 1
Feb 15 (Mon) 9:00 @ CinemaxX Studio 19

© 1951/ 2016 Shochiku Co., Ltd.

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EARLY SUMMER

(Original title:Bakushu)
Production Year
1951
Running Time
125min
Genre
Director
Cast
Setsuko HARA
Chishu RYU
Chikage AWASHIMA
Kuniko MIYAKE
Ichiro SUGAI

With the digitally restored version of Bakushu (Early Summer), Berlinale Classics is once again presenting a work by Japanese master director Yasujiro Ozu.

Festival Screening
Feb 15 (Mon) 19:30 @ CinemaxX 8

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TheTopSecret

THE TOP SECRET: MURDER IN MIND

(Original title:Himitsu: The Top Secret)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
148min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Toma IKUTA 生田斗真 (The Mole Song: Undercover Agent Reiji, Grasshopper)
Masaki OKADA 岡田将生 (Space Brothers, Confessions)
Chiaki KURIYAMA 栗山千明 (Kill Bill Vol.1, Library Wars series)

Based on a best-selling comic book and from the director of "Rurouni Kenshin" series comes a Sci-Fi suspense thriller.

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EVERGREEN LOVE

(Original title:Shokubutsu Zukan)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
112min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Takanori IWATA 岩田剛典 (from the J-pop groups "J Soul Brothers" and "EXILE")
Mitsuki TAKAHATA 高畑充希 (The Vancouver Asahi, Blue Spring Ride)

“Library Wars” series novelist Hiro ARIKAWA's purest and the sweetest love story has been made into a film.


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THE MAGNIFICENT NINE

(Original title:Tono, Risoku de Gozaru!)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
129min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Sadawo ABE 阿部貞夫 (Dreams for Sale, Parasyte series voice)
Eita 瑛太 (HARA-KIRI: Death of a Samurai, Nodame Cantabile)
Satoshi TSUMABUKI 妻夫木聡 (What a Wonderful Family!, Tokyo Family, The Assassin)
Yuko TAKEUCHI 竹内結子 (The Inerasable, Creepy, Ring, Midnight Eagle)

Based on a true story. Collecting 1,000ryo (300 million yen) to escape poverty!

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DESTRUCTION BABIES

(Original title:Destruction Babies ディストラクション・ベイビーズ)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
108min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Yuya YAGIRA 柳楽優弥 (Nobody Knows, Unforgiven)
Masaki SUDA 菅田将暉 (The Backwater, The Light Shines Only There, Death Note 2016)
Nana KOMATSU 小松菜奈 (BAKUMAN, The World of Kanako, A Short Distance Relationship)

A "monster" breaks into a peaceful city, revealing the true nature of human being.
The up and coming filmmaker, Tetsuya MARIKO, explodes his talents like a firework!


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SAMURAI HUSTLE RETURNS

(Original title:Chokosoku Sankin Kotai Returns)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
119min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Kuranosuke SASAKI 佐々木蔵之介 (Samurai Hustle, The Inerasable, Solomon’s Perjury)
Kyoko FUKADA 深田恭子 (Samurai Hustle, Wild 7, Yatterman)

They are back. A sequel to "Samural Hustle," which was a great success in 2014,
with the original staff and cast. What will be their next mission impossible?!

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HIGANJIMA: VAMPIRE ISLAND

(Original title:Higanjima Deluxe 彼岸島 Deluxe)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
117min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Shunya SHIRAISHI 白石隼也 (Kamen Rider×Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie War Ultimatum)
Ryohei SUZUKI 鈴木亮平 (My Love Story!!, Tokyo Tribe, HK: Hentai Kamen)
Louis KURIHARA 栗原 類 (Black Butler, Daily Lives of High School Boys)

Based on the bestseller comic series which sold more than seven million copies. The action battle between Humans vs Vampires makes it hard to tear your eyes away from the screen!


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DESPERATE SUNFLOWERS

(Original title:Iya na Onna)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
105min
Genre
Director
Cast
Yo YOSHIDA 吉田羊 (HERO 2015, Flying Colors)
Yoshino KIMURA 木村佳乃 (Hot Road, Confessions, Glory to the Filmmaker!)

Well known actress Hitomi KUROKI (Lost Paradise, Dark Water) makes her directorial debut.

Festival Screening @ BIFF
Oct 7 (Fri) 20:00 @ CGV Centum City Starium
Oct 11 (Tue) 13:30 @ CGV Centum City 5
Oct 14 (Fri) 16:00 @ Megabox Haeundae 6

Haunted Campus

HAUNTED CAMPUS

(Original title:Haunted Campus)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
95min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Yuma NAKAYAMA 中山優馬 (Johnny’s -first leading film role)
Haruka SHIMAZAKI 島崎遥香 (from the J-pop group "AKB48", Ghost Theater,)
Kentaro YASUI 安井謙太郎 (Johnny’s Jr., BAD BOYS J THE MOVIE)

Occult horror mystery meets campus love story based on a best-selling horror comic.


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SOMETHING LIKE, SOMETHING LIKE IT

(Original title:No Youna Mono, No Youna Mono)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
95min
Genre
Director
Cast
Kenichi MATSUYAMA 松山 研一 (GANTZ series, Norwegian Wood, KAMUI, Death Note series)
Keiko KITAGAWA 北川景子 (HERO 2015, Judge!)

A sequal to Yoshimitsu MORITA debut film "SOMETHING LIKE IT" from 1981
starring Kenichi MATSUYAMA and Keiko KITAGAWA along with the original cast 35 years later.

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(Original title:Real Oni Gokko)
Production Year
2015
Running Time
85min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Reina TRIENDL Triendl 玲奈 (Ju-on: The Beginning of the End)
Mariko SHINODA 篠田麻里子 (Ouran High School Host Club)
Erina MANO 真野恵里菜 (Chronicle of My Mother, Shinjuku Swan)

40 girls killing each other at a girl's only school.


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THE EMPEROR IN AUGUST

(Original title:Nihon no Ichiban Nagai Hi)
Production Year
2015
Running Time
135min
Genre
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Director
Cast
Koji YAKUSHO 役所広司 (Shall We Dance?, Memories of a Geisha, Babel)
Masahiro MOTOKI 本木雅弘 (Gemini, Departures)
Shinichi TSUTSUMI 堤真一 (Always series, Suspect X)

The War ended on August 15th, 1945. What took place in Japan on the previous night?
The unknown destiny of the day is unveiled.

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TANAKA KUN IS ALWAYS LISTLESS

(Original title:Tanaka kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge)
Production Year
2016
Running Time
25min×12 episodes
Genre
Director
Cast
Animation Production: SILVER LINK. (Shomin Sample, Fate / kaleid liner Prisma Illya)
Original Comic: Nozomi Uda ウダノゾミ “Tanaka kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge” -Square, Enix Gan Gan Online

A TV animation series based on a popular comic book about the everyday life of a high school boy who simply doesn’t want to do anything.