Recent News Stories

  1. Eternal 0 tops Japan Academy Awards
  2. Pang Ho-cheung to head Osaka jury
  3. Murmur of the Hearts to open HKIFF
  4. Taiwan netizens charged for unauthorised downloading
  5. Dragon Blade tops CNY box office in China
  6. Hong Kong government to boost film fund
  7. Golden Era leads Asian Film Awards nominations
  8. Imagica, Cool Japan, Sumitomo acquire SDI Media
  9. Kingsman tops Taipei CNY box office
  10. American Sniper hits bullseye in Japan
  11. Doraemon tops Hong Kong CNY box office
  12. Adult video director wins Yubari Grand Prix
  13. Detective K leads South Korea holiday box office
  14. Lorna Tee joins CinemAsia in Netherlands
  15. Dragon Blade leads Lunar New Year box office
  16. Miike Takashi to adapt Terra Formars
  17. Re-branded Okinawa festival sets lineup
  18. Well Go USA takes Zhong Kui for North America
  19. Gaga fixes 2015 distribution lineup
  20. Cinemalaya cancels feature film competition
  21. Vesoul awards Filipino Crocodile
  22. Reality show dethrones Disney at Japan box office
  23. Somewhere tops Valentine's box office in China
  24. Detective K sequel tops Kingsman in South Korea
  25. SM Entertainment sues Lu Han over Ducks cameo
  26. Korean film coalition calls for freedom of expression
  27. Shanghai Film Group reveals forthcoming projects
  28. Alibaba to invest in Jackie Chan's Sparkle Roll Media
  29. Hong Kong Film Festival celebrates Naruse Mikio

  30. Cast locked for Lotte's Journalist
  31. Vesoul festival opens with Wu Tianming tribute
  32. Ninja Turtles, Big Hero 6 top Japan b.o.
  33. Mitani Koki goes sci-fi with Galaxy Turnpike
  34. Joseph Chang to receive Osaka Asia Star Award
  35. New local films disappoint at China box office

  36. SM Entertainment sues Chinese talent
  37. Dai Shijie set to wrap contemporary drama
  38. C'est si bon tops South Korea box office

  39. Malaysia box office revenue rises in 2014

  40. Osaka Asian Film Festival fixes largest line-up

Kurosawa Kiyoshi takes Journey to the Shore


Kurosawa Kiyoshi takes Journey to the Shore

By Kevin Ma

Fri, 20 June 2014, 10:40 AM (HKT)


Production News

Japan's Showgate Inc ショウゲート has announced details about Journey to the Shore 岸辺の旅, the new film by director KUROSAWA Kiyoshi 黒沢清.

Based on the novel by YUMOTO Kazumi 湯本香樹実, the road trip drama stars FUKATSU Eri 深津絵里 as a woman whose husband (ASANO Tadanobu 浅野忠信) suddenly returns home after disappearing for three years. The script was co-written by Kurosawa and UJITA Takashi 宇治田隆史.

Showgate also announced that Diaphana Films has taken distribution rights for France and is planning a 100 to 150-screen release in 2015.

"I'm very happy that a France distribution deal was confirmed before the film even began shooting," Kurosawa said in a statement, "This film deals with a universal theme, so I hope it will reach audiences both in and outside Japan."

Showgate also plans to release the film theatrically in Japan in 2015. France's mk2 Group is handling international sales.


Sign up with your email address for our free weekly newsletter: