Nippon Cinema ª
The mayor of Oita wants to improve the image of his city, so he instructs Chiaki – a young woman working for the city's PR department – to form a female tug-of-war team. Nobuo MIZUTA mixes comedy, drama and a pinch of social criticism to tell a tale of eight women, their everyday struggles and their support for each other.
Tug Of War! (NC 2013)
About Nobuo MIZUTA
Nobuo MIZUTA was born in Hiroshima prefecture in 1958. He started his career with NTV, where he worked on a number of TV dramas. He has established himself in Japanese cinema, and is especially known for his comedies based on scripts written by enfant terrible Kankuro KUDO.