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Wife of A Spy

スパイの妻

Rating: TBA

Synopsis

Winner of the Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival, Wife of a Spy follows Kobe-based merchant Yusaku and his wife Satoko as they attempt to expose a horrific national secret. Navigating a complex, dangerous web of wartime political and military figures, Yusaku and Satoko’s marriage and trust in each other also enter uncharted waters. This first period piece by the prolific Kiyoshi Kurosawa ingeniously shapeshifts between captivating romance, electrifying spy thriller and elegant historical drama. With a side plot involving the making of a film, Wife of a Spy also becomes a thoughtful reflection on the role of cinema in archiving, capturing and disclosing the truth.

Details

Director:

Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Country:

Japan

Duration:

115 Mins

Rating:

TBA

Year:

2020

Language(s):

Japanese

Showtimes

Cinema

03 Dec 2020, Thursday, 9:30pm

Filmgarde Bugis+ Hall 7

05 Dec 2020, Saturday, 3:30pm

Filmgarde Bugis+ Hall 3

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Film Credits

Director

Kiyoshi Kurosawa is a Japanese director who first rose to prominence for his work in the crime and horror genres with films like Cure (1997) and Pulse (2001). He won the Jury Prize of the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes for family drama Tokyo Sonata (2008) and followed up with the Best Director award in the same section for his 2015 film Journey to the Shore.

Cast & Crew

Producer:

Keisuke Tsuchihashi
Takashi Sawada
Satoshi Takada
Tamon Kondo

Cast:

Yu Aoi
Issey Takahashi
Ryota Bando