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Wife of a Spy
Perlak - Opening Film (In competition)

Japan, 1940. The night before the outbreak of World War II, local merchant Yusaku Fukuhara senses that things are moving in a disturbing direction. He leaves his wife Satoko at home and travels to Manchuria with his nephew. There, Yusaku is the chance witness of a barbaric act and decides to take steps to reveal it to the world. After an initial misunderstanding, his wife, when she discovers her husband’s true intentions, will do the unthinkable to guarantee his well-being and his happiness.

BIOGRAPHY

Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Kobe, Japan. 1955). Debuted in 1983 with Kandagawa inran censo (Kandagawa Wars) and achieved international fame with Cure (1997). Worthy of note in his extensive filmography are works including Korei (Pulse, 2001), shown in Un Certain Regard at Cannes, where it received the FIPRESCI prize, Akarui mirai (Bright Future, 2002), which competed in the Official Selection of the same festival, Sakebi (Retribution, 2006), shown out of competition in Venice; Shokuzai (Penance, 2012), screened in Zabaltegi at San Sebastian; Tokyo Sonata, Jury Prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes, and Kishibe no tabi (Journey to the Shore, 2015) Best Director award in the same section, in which he also participated with Sanpo suru shinryakusha (Before We Vanish, 2017). Wife of a Spy competed at the last Venice Festival.  

PROGRAMME
d. 18
22:30h.
Cinema: Principal
O.V. (Japanese) with Spanish subtitles and English electronic subtitles
Accredited press and guests with priority to preferential and press accreditations
d. 19
15:45h.
Cinema: Teatro Victoria Eugenia
O.V. (Japanese) with Spanish subtitles and English electronic subtitles
Pearl of the Audience Award voting session.
Inauguration. Voting session for the Audience Award
d. 19
18:45h.
Cinema: Principe, 3
O.V. (Japanese) with Spanish subtitles and English electronic subtitles
d. 19
19:00h.
Cinema: Antiguo Berri, 2
O.V. (Japanese) subtitles in Spanish
d. 20
22:30h.
Cinema: Principe, 3
O.V. (Japanese) subtitles in Spanish
d. 21
19:15h.
Cinema: Antiguo Berri, 6
O.V. (Japanese) subtitles in Spanish
CAST & CREW
Director
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Screenplay
Ryusuke Hamaguchi , Kiyoshi Kurosawa , Tadashi Nohara
Production
NHK
Kei Shinohara
Sales
Nikkatsu Corporation
Distribution
Photography
Tatsunosuke Sasaki
Edition
Hidemi Lee
Music
Ryosuke Nagaoka
Cast
Yu Aoi, Issey Takahashi
Format
DCP FOLLOWING DCI
Running Time
115 m.
Country
Japan
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