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The Blossoming of Kamiya Etsuko

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Director  Kazuo Kuroki
Music director  Teizo Matsumura
Country  Japan
7.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance, War
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Language  Japanese
The Blossoming of Kamiya Etsuko movie poster
Release date  August 12, 2006 (2006-08-12) (Japan)
Writer  Kazuo Kuroki (screenplay), Masataka Matsuda (play), Hideki Yamada (screenplay)
Screenplay  Kazuo Kuroki, Hideki Yamada
Cast  Tomoyo Harada (Etsuko Kamiya), Masatoshi Nagase (Ensign Nagayo), Shunsuke Matsuoka (Ensign Akashi), Manami Honjô (Fusa Kamiya), Kaoru Kobayashi (Yasutada Kamiya)
Similar movies  Related Kazuo Kuroki movies

The Blossoming of Kamiya Etsuko (紙屋悦子の青春, Kamiya Etsuko no Seishun) is a drama written by Masataka Matsuda. Later, a movie version, directed by Kazuo Kuroki and starring Tomoyo Harada and Masatoshi Nagase, was released in Japan on August 12, 2006. Kuroki died several months before it was released.

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Plot

In Kagoshima, in the final days of World War II, an offer of marriage comes to Etsuko Kamiya, who lives with her brother and his wife. The offer comes from Nagayo, but Etsuko is attracted to his friend, Akashi.

Cast

  • Tomoyo Harada - Etsuko Kamiya
  • Masatoshi Nagase - Ensign Nagayo
  • Shunsuke Matsuoka - Ensign Akashi
  • Manami Honjo - Fusa Kamiya
  • Kaoru Kobayashi - Yasutada Kamiya
  • Awards

  • 31st Hochi Movie Award - Special Prize
  • 61st Mainichi Film Award - Cinematographic Award (Koichi Kawakami)
  • 21st Takasaki Film Festival - Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Manami Honjo)
  • Kinema Junpo Japanese Movie Best 10 in 2006 - 4th Place
  • Japanese Film Pen Club in 2006 - 2nd Place in Japanese films
  • References

    The Blossoming of Kamiya Etsuko Wikipedia
    The Blossoming of Kamiya Etsuko IMDb The Blossoming of Kamiya Etsuko themoviedb.org


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