Ryuichi HIROKI

Her Granddaughter

Nippon Cinema   ª 

How many times have you dreamed of having a romantic relationship with your late grandmother’s ex-lover? Sounds a bit weird? No wonder then that Tsugumi is hesitant about Jun’s advances. But can she really fend off his awkward charm forever? Ryuichi HIROKI, the grandmaster of Japanese melodrama, once more combines an unusual plot with humor and compassion for his characters.


Guests:
Ryuichi HIROKI

Thu., June 04, 2015, 18:00

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Mal Seh'n Kino

German premieres in presence of the director Ryuichi HIROKI

Original with English subtitles

Sat., June 06, 2015, 14:30

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Mousonturm Saal

German premieres in presence of the director Ryuichi HIROKI

Original with English subtitles

娚の一生
Otoko no issho

Japan 2015

119 minutes

Director
Ryuichi HIROKI

Script
Hiroshi SAITO based on a manga by Keiko NISHI

Cinematography
Atsuhiro NABESHIMA

Music
Koji ENDO

About Ryuichi HIROKI

Born in Fukushima prefecture in 1954, Ryuichi HIROKI is a highly productive filmmaker who learned his trade in pink films before making his own debut with SEIGYAKU! in 1982. Receiving a number of awards, he had his breakthrough in 2003 with VIBRATOR. He is a regular guest at the NIPPON CONNECTION film festival.

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