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Rent-a-Cat (Renta Neko) (English Subtitles)

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Release Date November 21, 2012
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Catalog No.VPBT-13722
JAN/ISBN 4988021137225
Product Type DVD
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 2
Color Color
Running Time 110minutes
Encoding MPEG-2
Aspect Ratio(s) 16:9LB
Region 2
Subtitles English Japanese
Audio Track Japanese Dolby Digital 2.0ch
Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1ch


DVD release of the film "Rent-a-Cat (Renta Neko)" directed by Naoko Ogigami of "Kamome Diner," "Glasses," and "Toilet." Stars Mikako Ichikawa. Plot: Sayoko is an anything-but-ordinary woman who rents cats to lonely people. Some of the renters include an old woman who lost her husband and her loving cat, a middle-aged man who moved away from his family for work, a woman working at a reception desk and questioning her existence, and a man who has a connection with Sayoko. As she helps to fill their spiritual voids, Sayoko also changes little by little. . . Comes with a bonus disc with making-of slide show, talk between Mikako Ichikawa and the director, and more plus a 12-page booklet, and a card.

Description in Japanese

レンタネコ / 邦画

さみしいまま、なんてゼッタイいけません。荻上直子監督 (『かもめ食堂』『めがね』『トイレット』)最新作! 「レンタネコ」とは・・・人と猫の出会いを手伝う仕事。但し、"猫を貸すことにふさわしい条件が揃っているか"の審査付き。全部で17匹! 自然体のネコたちの魅力が満載!! 市川実日子が荻上作品初主演。ほか、草村礼子、光石研、山田真歩、田中圭、小林克也ら個性豊かな出演者たち。第62回ベルリン国際映画祭ほか、海外映画祭へ多数出品。 都会の一隅にある、平屋の日本家屋。幼い頃から猫に好かれていたサヨコ (市川実日子)は、たくさんの猫たちと暮らしながら、心寂しい人たちと猫を引き合わせていきます。サヨコから猫を借りるのは年齢も境遇も異なる人々。夫と愛猫に先立たれた婦人 (草村礼子)、単身赴任中の中年男 (光石研)、自分の存在意義に疑問を感じるレンタカー屋の受付嬢 (山田真歩)、サヨコと浅からぬ因縁を持ち、今はとある組織から追われる男 (田中圭)。そして謎の老人 (小林克也)の存在。彼らの心の隙間を埋める瞬間に立ち会いながら、サヨコにも次第に変化が訪れていきます。「レンターネコ、ネコ、ネコ。」都会の片隅でひっそりと営まれる1軒のレンタネコ屋が、今日もあなたに"レンタネコ"を届けます。 特典ディスクには、メイキングスライドショー、市川実日子×荻上直子監督対談、猫の達人に聞け! (「猫美術館」の鈴木さん/「キャットプリン」の岩佐さん)を収録。ブックレット (12P)、歌丸師匠カード (借用書つき)封入。アウターケース、デジパック、ピクチャーレーベル仕様。 ※「レンタネコ」「ハナシネコ」ダブル購入者応募抽選キャンペーン実施! 応募券封入。

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