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(OC Screening) JFFLA: Bridge over Troubled Water 明日にかける橋

Japan Film Festival Los Angeles

Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 2:30 PM to 4:41 PM (PDT)

(OC Screening) JFFLA: Bridge over Troubled Water...

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Bridge over Troubled Water 

Director: Takafumi Ota

Screenplay: Takafumi Ota

Cast: An Suzuki  / Itsuji Itao / Misato Tanaka

In Japanese with English Subtitles

 

TIME TRAVEL TO 1989!

Japan's original Back to the Future is sure to touch you! 

If you could travel back to any time, when would you go back to? This movie makes that possible. In Japan's original Back to the Future, you can enjoy the laughs, thrills and touching stories happening during the economic boom in Japan. The main character, Miyuki, who still holds on to her sad memories is played by Suzuki An, who has also starred in The Flower and AliceItsuji Itao, a multi-talented guy who is a comedian, actor and director. Misato Tanaka, a popular actress starring on NHK's hit drama Aguri. Tomoko Fujita, who starred in 渡る世間は鬼ばかり. One of Japan's biggest stars, Akira Takarada. Haruka Echigo acts as Miyuki as a high school student. And others such as Mayu Kusakari, Masao Kusakari's daughter, and Keisuke Tomida who starred in the drama Naotora. The director has directed these films in the past The Blue Sky (Keiko Matsuzaka, Kazuki Namioka), The House Lit By The Morning Sunrise (Taro Yamamoto, Issei Ishida), The Sunflower Hill: The Summer of 1983 (Takako Tokiwa). Takafumi Ota brings his audience to tears every time. This film is expected to be the most touching film of the year. 

Miyuki, in her thirties, works in an office and lives in a rural area. Ever since her younger brother passed away in a car accident, her family has fallen apart. Her father's company went bankrupt and becomes an alcoholic. Her mother is in the hospital. Miyuki is working to support both of her parents and is in despair that nothing will work out. But one day, she time travels while she crosses a bridge that is said to make wishes come true. She goes back to 1989, when the economic bubble is at it's largest, also the year her brother died. She meets her young parents, her healthy brother and the younger Miyuki in high school, filled with hope. If Miyuki can save her brother, her family might have a bright future. But this happy future doesn't come at an easy price.

 

「明日にかける橋」

監督: 太田隆文 脚本:太田隆文

出演: 鈴木杏 ・ 板尾創路 ・ 田中美里

日本版「バック・トウ・ザ・フューチャー」は涙と感動の連続!
もし、過去に行けるとしたら、いつの時代に行きたい? そんな思いを叶えるのがこの映画。まさに日本版「バック・トウ・ザ・フューチャー」バブル景気最盛期の地方で繰り広げられる笑いとスリルと感動の物語。出演は、悲しい想い出を抱えて生きる主人公みゆきに「花とアリス」「軽蔑」など確かな演技を見せる鈴木杏。お笑い芸人・俳優・監督として幅広い活動を続ける偉才・板尾創路。NHK朝の連続テレビ小説「あぐり」で人気爆発の田中美里。「渡る世間は鬼ばかり」の藤田朋子。日本の映画界の重鎮・宝田明。みゆきの高校時代を演じるのは期待のニューフェイス越後はる香。他にも草刈正雄の次女・草刈麻有、大河ドラマ「直虎」出演の富田佳輔。監督は「青い青い空」(波岡一喜、松坂慶子)「朝日のあたる家」(山本太郎、いしだ壱成)「向日葵の丘 1983年夏」(常盤貴子)を監督。毎回、涙と感動の名作を届けてくれる太田隆文監督。今年いちばん泣ける映画と期待されている。
 
(ストーリー)
主人公のみゆきは30OL。とある田舎町で暮らしている。弟・健太が交通事故で死んでから家族は崩壊。父は会社が倒産、酒に溺れる。母は病気で入院。みゆきが両親を支え働いている「現実はうまく行かないもの」と全てを諦めていた。そんなある日。願いが叶うという明日橋を渡ったことでタイムスリップ。1989年に戻ってしまう。バブル全盛の時代。弟が事故で死んだ年でもある。そこで出会う若き日の両親。弟・健太も元気。まだ希望に溢れていた女子高生のみゆき自身。もし、この時代に健太を救うことができれば、未来の家族が幸せになれるかもしれない。そう感じたみゆきだが、様々な困難が待ち構えていた….

 


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Newport Beach Higashi Honganji
254 Victoria Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 2:30 PM to 4:41 PM (PDT)


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