Director Masanori Tominaga is back with a new movie packed with his signature artistic edginess and unique sense of humor. An erotic thriller with a touch of comedy!
Masanori Tominaga is a director who is anticipated to become a leading voice in an entirely new generation of Japanese filmmakers. He already has a cult following and is known for winning various short film awards. This time he has given birth to an erotic and violent film using his unique sense of humor and stylish directing. The cast consists of Takahiro Miura (The Eternal Zero, My Man, Kids Return: The Reunion) who is the son of Tomokazu Miura and legendary singer Momoe Yamaguchi, Erisa Yanagi (A Gentle Breeze in the Village, Gu Gu the Cat, Capturing Dad), Yota Kawase (Pandemic, Love for Beginners) and more. This is an erotic thriller with a comedic touch about a former teacher and his students who are reunited due to a peeping film!
A peeping film from 10 years ago shows nude footage of a future celebrity!
The reunion of a terrible teacher and his students causes a wild incident!
Kan’ichi (Takahiro Miura) is a man who works in a wet towels factory. One day he reunites with Gondo (Yota Kawase) his homeroom teacher from high school. 10 years ago, Gondo had been caught for filming the girl’s locker room and vanished from the public eyes. Meanwhile, Kan’ichi’s friend Shigeo had always been trying to find a copy of Gondo’s peeping film because his classmate in high school was a girl called Tomomi (Juri Ibata) who would later go on to become a famous celebrity. As Shigeo and his crew impeach Gondo, Kan’ichi steals Gondo’s lover Mihari (Erisa Yanagi) who is a hostess. But just when Gondo loses all that he has, he realizes that he is feeling a sense of freedom that he’d never felt before in his life. This gives Gondo the strength to join Shigeo and together they sell Tomomi’s video to her production agency. On top of that, Gondo starts having an affair with the housewife who lives next door. Then, Tomomi approaches Kan’ichi and asks him to scatter the video everywhere. Kan’ichi follows her orders and he posts the video online and it goes viral. This infuriates the production agency and they claim Gondo and Shigeo for the damages at an incredibly high price. Having lost all his possessions, Shigeo tries to kill Kan’ichi. It’s then that Gondo steps into prevent his former students from killing one another. However...
■ 19th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (2015)
- Bucheon Choice
■ 34th Vancouver International Film Festival (2015)
- Dragons & Tigers
■ 23rd Raindance Film Festival (2015)
- East Way Out
■ 42nd Film Fest Gent (2016)
- Spotlight Japan
- Takahiro Miura (三浦貴大), Erisa Yanagi (柳英里紗), Yota Kawase (川瀬陽太),
Yuya Takagawa (高川裕也)
- Written and Directed
- Masanori Tominaga (冨永昌敬)
(“The Pavillion Salamandre’06",“Pandora’s Box‘09",“Vengeance Can Wait’10”)
- Japan release
- June 13, 2015
- Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Romance
- Technical Specs
- Color / 1:2.35/ Digital / 5.1ch