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Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai Special Collector's Edition [Limited Release]

Japanese Movie

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Release Date June 03, 2009
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Product Details

Catalog No.GNXD-1004
JAN/ISBN 4988102642730
Product Type Blu-ray
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 3
Color Color
Running Time 139minutes
Original Release Year 2008
Region free
Audio Track Japanese Dolby TrueHD 5.1ch


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 collector's edition includes two bonus discs (DVD) with making-of footage, interview with the cast, off shot, and documentary of the promotion. Also includes special boooklet and postcards. *The DVD disc is encoded for region 2 (Japan, Europe, and Middle East), and no subtitles are included.
Special Feature / Bonus Track: PR footages and trailer

Description in Japanese

私は貝になりたい スペシャル・コレクターズ・エディション [初回限定生産] [Blu-ray+2DVD] / 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。Blu-ray本編ディスクに、2時間を超える貴重映像を満載した特典DVDが付いた豪華3枚組のスペシャル・コレクターズ・エディション。――『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。特典ディスク(DVD)2枚付き。特典ディスク1には、メイキング、キャスト&スタッフ・インタビュー(中居正広、仲間由紀恵、石坂浩二、笑福亭鶴瓶、上川隆也、橋本忍)、舞台挨拶(製作発表、完成披露、公開初日、大ヒット御礼)を収録。特典ディスク2には、「中居正広JNN全28局キャンペーン~本当に全部まわるのかい!?~」を収録。アウターケース付きデジパック仕様。ブックレット(42P予定)封入、ポストカード(5枚)付き。 字幕: 日本語ガイド字幕
JNN全28局キャンペーン・ダイジェスト、予告編 (本編ディスクに収録)

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