Rent New Directors from Japan (2014)

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Rent New Directors from Japan (aka Watashi no Akachan / Soshite dorobune wa yuku / Tenshi no yokubou) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
A collection of features and shorts highlighting various new and young directors from Japan.

My Baby (2011)
Heavily pregnant Hatsumi and her sister Chika visit a shrine to pray for a safe birth, but in a tragic turn of events, Hatsumi tumbles down the stairs and loses the baby. 6 months later, Chika's baby is safely born and when Hatsumi visits Chika she finds out that Chika named her daughter Aoi, which happened to be the name Hatsumi chose for her own baby...
The Lust of Angels (2014)
Saori, a school girl, is molested on the notorious "molester train" of the Hanagawa line and rescued by another school girl who witnesses the act. The girl who rescues her turns out to be a new student of the same highschool Saori attends. The mysterious new student Yuriko is rumoured to be a "parent killer". Yuriko then leads Saori and her friends to hunt molesters.
Buy Bling, Get One Free! (2014)
Dumped by his girlfriend Kamono gets really down. 'What's wrong with my fashion?' he wonders as he's told off for being embarrassingly over-the-top with an odd fashion that nobody understands. One day though, a strange man offers him to become a fashion leader, a dreamlike opportunity. In a trance Kamono follows this man to enter a strange and unimaginable world...
And the Mud Ship Sails Away... (2013)
Takashi (Kiyo Shibukawa from Blue Spring), 36 years old and unemployed, is completely aimless. He lives with his grand-mother, repeating the same boring routine day after day. This sud-denly changes when Yuka shows up, claiming to be his half-sister. Confronted with a new situation, Takashi finally makes a decision. Whether it is a good one, remains to be seen.
Actors:
Satoshi Haneishi, Misao Hirayama, Kaori Iida, Kaoru Iida, , Hitoshi Suzuki, Ayasa Takahashi, Mina Takeda, Kodô Toda, Sakura Enomoto, Akira Hokama, Reina Honma, Akira Nakata, , Yukimi Sôma, Yûji Takao, Elisa Yanagi, , Takashika Kobayashi, Wataru Kora
Directors:
Hirobumi Watanabe, Nagisa Isogai, KosukeTakaya
Producers:
Akemi Watanabe, Hideki Watanabe, Hirobumi Watanabe, Yuji Watanabe, Shintaro Horikawa, Itsumichi Isomura, Takao Tsuchimoto
Writers:
Hirobumi Watanabe, Nagisa Isogai, Kosuke Takaya
Aka:
Watashi no Akachan / Soshite dorobune wa yuku / Tenshi no yokubou
Studio:
Third Window Films
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Countries:
Japan, Comedy, Drama
BBFC:
Release Date:
24/11/2014
Run Time:
174 minutes
Languages:
Japanese
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Bonus:
  • Exclusive Interviews with all 3 Directors
  • Interview with NDJC Supervisor and Producer Shogo Tomiyama
Disc 1:
This disc includes the main feature
Disc 2:
This disc includes special features
BBFC:
Release Date:
24/11/2014
Run Time:
174 minutes
Bonus:
  • Exclusive Interviews with all 3 Directors
  • Interview with NDJC Supervisor and Producer Shogo Tomiyama

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