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Director  Shinya Tsukamoto
Music director  Cocco
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Horror
Duration  
Language  Japanese
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Writer  Shinya Tsukamoto, Cocco
Release date  September 8, 2011 (Venice Film Festival premiere)
Initial DVD release  October 8, 2012 (United Kingdom)
Cast  Shinya Tsukamoto (Seitaro Tanaka), Cocco (Kotoko), Y√Ľko Nakamura
Similar movies  Lincoln, The Visit, Erin Brockovich, Terms of Endearment, Blind, Maid in Manhattan

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Kotoko (KOTOKO) is a 2011 Japanese film by cult director Shinya Tsukamoto. It is based on an original story by J-pop artist Cocco, who stars in the film alongside Tsukamoto.

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Plot

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Suffering from double vision, a single mother (Cocco) tries to take care of her baby in the grip of terrifying hallucinations. Experiencing a nervous breakdown, she is deemed unfit to take care of her child and has it taken away from her. The only respite the mother has from her visions is when she sings. An award-winning novelist (Tsukamoto) overhears her singing whilst riding the bus and the pair subsequently develop a volatile relationship.

Release

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Kotoko premiered at the 68th Venice International Film Festival where it won the Best Film award in the festival's Orizzonti section, the first Japanese film to do so.

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The film was picked up for distribution in the UK by Third Window Films and was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on October 8, 2012.

References

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