The director Masaaki Taniguchi and the crew of “TIME TRAVELLER” reunite
around their love of a screenplay. The story is about the first love of ahigh-
school girl who is the youngest award winner ever for poetry.
Sakurada Gate Incident brings historical dramatic detail to the silver
screen on an epic scale as it traces in details the events, the emotions
and the ambitions leading up to and following the assassination of
Tokugawa shogunate chief minister on March 24, 1860 by a group
of 17 samurais.
Ko Shibasaki (柴咲コウ),
Yoko Maki (真木よう子),
Shinobu Terajima (寺島しのぶ),
Shota Sometani (染谷将太),
Arata Iura (井浦新)
Director : Osamu Minorikawa (御法川修)
Three city girls, Sue, Mai and Sawako find their minds swirling with
questions about life choices, relationships and a desire to "right ship" while
they still have time. Humorous, poignant and reflective, Sue, Mai & Sawa
gives promises a pat of encouragement to the back of today's woman.
This is a movie about rakugo comic storytellers. Everything (almost)
takes place in the green room where the performers await their turn
to go on. This is basically the kind of story that could happen to anyone
who has spent nine years and five months in an apprenticeship that
normally lasts only four years, struggling in this extremely traditional
and seniority-conscious world.