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The Beginning Notes

Wowow Inc

Meeting Room N109-N110, HKCEC

14:00 - 15:21 20 Mar

International Premiere
Year of Production
2019
Genre
Drama
Length
81 mins
Language
Japanese
Country
Japan
Director
Michihito FUJII
Producer
Aki MURAMATSU
Production Co.
WOWOW INC.
Distribution Co.
WOWOW INC.
Main Cast
Atsushi ITO
Participants
Open to all fair badge holders, except Media and Press
Online Catch-Up Screening Participants
Open to all badge holders except Press and Media and Exhibitors
Format
Blu-Ray

A steady income, a stable life… Katsuhiro Morita, a banker in Tokyo, works hard for his family. But one day, his wife, Chika, takes their son and moves back to her parents’ house in Yamanashi. A year passes by since then. Once a month, Katsuhiro has been visiting the house in Yamanashi, but now, Chika wants him to move there so they can live together again. Meanwhile at the bank, Katsuhiro is put in charge of a customer, an old woman named Namiko Kondo, a notorious troublemaker who calls and pesters her bank rep several times a day. When Namiko finds out about Katsuhiro’s situation, she tells him harshly, “You’re a step away from divorce.” However, she proposes that he go to Yamanashi every weekend to help his father-in-law, Kozo Tabata, work on his farm. She also gives him a notebook for restarting his life, which contains a list of “things he must do to live with his family.” Despite his skepticism, Katsuhiro starts checking off the items on the list.

 
Company Name
Wowow Inc
Profile
"Since launching three high-definition television channels on October 1, 2011, WOWOW has been offering its viewers a multitude of top-quality content as Japan's number-one premium Pay-TV broadcaster. In accordance with our corporate slogan, ""Always a new encounter"", we continuously strive to become a brand name which is synonymous with new discoveries and encounters with entertainment. Not only do we acquire high quality movies, drama series, sports and music programs, but we also produce and broadcast original productions whose level of superiority reflects our dedication to quality. WOWOW has won numerous awards in Japan as well as abroad in recognition of our original productions, such as those for our Drama W and Nonfiction W series. We also pledge to continue in our positions as a leader of the Pay-TV industry, and hope to be an entertainment and Media Company that always stays a step ahead of the times. WOWOW's quality-first original productions offer unique expression that is highly acclaimed both in Japan and abroad. There drama, movies, documentaries and more. We will continue to produce entertainment of every color."
Booth Number
1D-D18
Contact Person
Ms. Aya Takagawa
Position
International Sales
Fax
+80343308142