Hayato KAWAI 河合勇人

Secret: A Hidden Score

言えない秘密

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Minato studies piano at a music academy. One day, he falls head over heels in love with fellow student Yukino, who harbors a tragic secret that will put their romance to the test. Hayato KAWAI’s touching remake of a Taiwanese box office hit will celebrate its world premiere at Nippon Connection, with NIPPON RISING STAR AWARD recipient Kotone FURUKAWA as Yukino.

言えない秘密
Ienai himitsu

Japan 2024

114 minutes

Director
Hayato KAWAI

Script
Saya MATSUDA

Cinematography
Mahito ADACHI

Music
Harumi FUKI

About Hayato KAWAI
河合勇人

Hayato KAWAI was born in Aichi Prefecture in 1969 and studied at Nihon University College of Art. He began his film career as an assistant director and made his feature film debut in 2008 with FLOWER SHADOW. His TV drama SUZUKI SENSEI (2011) received several awards. In 2017, his film LET’S GO, JETS! FROM SMALL TOWN GIRLS TU U.S. CHAMPIONS?! (2017) was shown at Nippon Connection. His series LAST ONE STANDING (2022) was a big success on Netflix.

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