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Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai [Blu-ray]

Japanese Movie

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Release Date June 03, 2009
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Product Details

Catalog No.GNXD-1003
JAN/ISBN 4988102642631
Product Type Blu-ray
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 1
Color Color
Running Time 139minutes
Original Release Year 2008
Region free
Audio Track Japanese Dolby TrueHD 5.1ch Surround


Blu-ray release from the film "Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai (I Want to Be A Shellfish)" starring Masahiro Nakai (SMAP) and Yukie Nakama. Based on the story of the same titled TV drama in 1958, written by Shinobu Hashimoto of Akira Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai" fame. The film directed by Katsuo Fukusawa ("Karei naru Ichizoku"). Music composed by Jo Hisaishi renowned for Ghibli series and Takeshi Kitano's films, and theme song "Hana no Nioi" written and sung by Mr. Children. The story depicts misery of the war through extreme hardship of the man, who is arrested for war-crime charges after coming back from the Pacific War and finally he is sentenced to the gallows. . .
Special Feature / Bonus Track: PR footage and trailer

Description in Japanese

私は貝になりたい [Blu-ray] / 邦画

2009年正月邦画No.1大ヒット!! 中居正広、仲間由紀恵主演、ドラマ史に金字塔を打ち立てた感動作を完全映画化!! 時代を超えて語り継がれる、ある夫婦の深く切ない愛の物語。――『七人の侍』など数々の黒澤作品に参加した橋本忍が脚本を手がけ、フランキー堺主演で1958年に放映されたドラマ「私は貝になりたい」が、橋本忍自身の脚本改訂による究極の人間ドラマとして現代に甦った! 監督はドラマ「砂の器」などを手がけ、本作が初メガホンとなる福澤克雄。音楽を久石譲が担当。主題歌はMr.Childrenの「花の匂い」。一兵士として招集され太平洋戦争に巻き込まれた善良な市民が、いわれなき従軍中の戦犯容疑で復員後に逮捕され、絞首刑を宣告される・・・。BC級戦犯容疑の冤罪を着せられた男の過酷な運命を通して、戦争の容赦なき悲惨さを炙り出してゆく。残酷な運命と対峙してゆく理髪店の主人・清水豊松には、SMAPのリーダーの中居正広が扮し、全身を振り絞っての熱演を披露。前向きでまっすぐな強さを持つ妻の房江には、「ごくせん」シリーズなどで大人気の仲間由紀恵が好演。他にも矢野中将役の石坂浩二、上川隆也、笑福亭鶴釣瓶、SMAPの草薙剛など日本を代表する俳優陣が集結!! 字幕: 日本語ガイド字幕

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