Mitsuko Delivers

Film Intro
Mitsuko Delivers
Film Info
Original Title: 
Hara ga kore nande
Country: 
Japan
Year of Production: 
2011
Genre: 
Comedy
Running Time: 
109 mins
Original Language: 
Japanese

Summary

Mitsuko Delivers
Dir: 
Yuya Ishii
Writer: 
Yuya Ishii
Cast: 
Naka Riisa, Nakamura Aoi, Ishibashi Ryo, Inagawa Miyoko
Synopsis: 

Mitsuko (Riisa Naka) is a young woman who believes everything will be okay and always tries to help those around her. One day, she met an American man and wanted to help him. They became involved in a relationship and she moved with him to California. A little later, her boyfriend left her and Mitsuko returned to Japan alone. Her parents, who runs a pachinko parlor, still thinks Mitsuko is living happily in California.

Now, Mitsuko is nine-months pregnant, unmarried & almost broke. She has to move out of her apartment. Yet, Mitsuko still believes everything will be okay. Mitsuko doesn't know where she will go, but she lays downs on a bench and watches where the wind blows. Mitsuko then knows where she will go. She'll visit an elderly woman who was her parent's landlord many years ago. Mitsuko will also see again the boy (Aoi Nakamura) that held a life-long crush on her.

Date of Domestic Cinema Release: 
May 11th, 2012
Crew
Producer: 
Hiroshi Kogure, Yûichi Shibahara, Sachiko Sone
Executive Producer: 
Michiomi Fukita, Kazuo Hayashi, Keiichi Hosoji, Kôji Hyakutake, Hiroaki Kitano, Kunihiko Kodama, Masahiko Mizuguchi, Osamu Naitô, Kazuyoshi Satake, Kôichi Yamazaki
Associate Producer: 
Kazunari Okuma, Yasushi Udagawa
Editor: 
Naoichiro Sagara
Art Director: 
Tomoyuki Maruo
Production Company: 
DUB, PIA, Nippon Planning Center, Pony Canyon, Showgate, Yahoo Japan, Smoke, Toei Channel
Cinematography: 
Yukihiro Okimura
Music: 
Takashi Watanabe
Make-up: 
Nana Miyamoto
Costume Design: 
Kyoko Baba
Casting: 
Toshie Tabata
DVD Info
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DVD Release Date: 
July 9th 2012
DVD Specifications: 
5.1 surround sound, removable english subtitles
DVD Bonus Features: 
Making Of, Theatrical Trailer
Recognition
Festivals: 
2011 London Film Festival, 2011 Vancouver International Film Festival, 2011 Busan International Film Festival
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