SHINJUKU MIDNIGHT BABY

2015, Colour, Japan, Focus on World Cinema

 

Production Team

Director : Kazuhiro Teranishi

Screenwriter : Kazuhiro Teranishi

Cinematographer : Kazuhiro Teranishi

Editor : Kiyomi Tochiya

Cast : Hidetoshi Kubota, Haruna Yabuki, Britoney Hamada, Ikki Nishimura, Keigo

Music : Daisuke Sunny

Film production and Sales : Prod.: Hideki Tochiya, Human Pictures Co., Ltd., 1-32-10 Kamitakada, Nakanoku, Tokyo 164-002 (Japon), [email protected] / CAP Entertainment Inc., Tokyo (Japon), [email protected]


 

Synopsis

Akira, son of government minister Machiko, is in a gay relationship with Toru, one of her political supporters. These two young men have decided to undertake the first same-sex marriage in Japan, despite a rigidly enforced legal ban. They are guided through this political and emotional minefield by Masaru, a hard-of-hearing lawyer who stands firmly behind them. But who exactly is Masuru and what is his relationship with the intrepid duo?

 

Director

Born in 1979, Kazuhiro Teranishi made his acting debut at age 3, graduated as a lawyer from Keio University and became head of a talent agency at 24. Author of several best-selling novels, editor of a popular men's magazine and producer for singer Chiyoko Shimakura, he made his directorial debut with JOYUU in 2012. His TOKYO - CITY OF GLASS was shown at the 2014 MWFF.


 

Projections

Friday August 28, 2022 - 10:00 AM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 11
Saturday August 29, 2022 - 09:30 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 11


 

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