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The Whispering Star
The Whispering Star - Hiso hiso boshi (2015)

director: Sion Sono

With: Kenji Endo, Yûto Ikeda, Megumi Kagurazaka, a.o.

duration: 100 minutes
On the Edge Science Fiction

Spotlight Japan

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Sales start at 22 Sep 13:00

'This stands out as an anomaly in Sono's work, the most tonally quiet and serene he's ever been. It's also a very personal film that references Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster, as much of it was filmed in the evacuated zones of Fukushima." (Film-Forward)

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director: Sion Sono
producer: Sion Sono
screenplay: Sion Sono
Editor: Jun'ichi Itô
Cinematography: Hideo Yamamoto

production company: Sion Production

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dialogue: Japanese
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Japan
year: 2015


SION SONO (1961): Love Songs (1984, short), I Am Sono Sion! (1985, short), Love (1986, short), A Man's Flower Road (1986), Decisive Match! Girls Dorm Against Boys Dorm (1988), Bicycle Sighs (1990), The Room (1993), I Am Keiko (1997), Wind (1998, short), Dankon: The Man (1998), Depression (1999), Teachers of Sexual Play: Modelling Urns with the Female Body (2000), The Real Body (2000), 0cm4 (2001, short), Suicide Club (2001), Prom Night (2002), Father's Day (2003, short), No-Pants Girls: Movie Box-ing2 (2004), Into a Dream (2005), Noriko's Dinner Table (2005), Hazard (2005), Strange Circus (2005), Balloon Club Revisited (2006), Exte: Hair Extensions (2007), Love Exposure (2008), Make the Last Wish (2009), Be Sure to Share (2009), Cold Fish (2010), Themis (2011), Guilty of Romance (2011), Kenkichi (2012), The Land of Hope (2012), Bad Film (2012), Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013), Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013), Tokyo Tribe (2014), Shinjuku Swan (2015), The Virgin Psychics (2015), Love & Peace (2015), Tag (2015), The Whispering Star (2015), Madly (2016, segment: Love of Love).

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format: DCP


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