Abraxas

Aburakurasu no matsuri, feature film, humorna drama, musical, Japan, 2010

DIRECTED BY: Naoki Katô

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CAST:
Suneohair (Kyoshinen),
Rie Tomosaka (Tae),
Kaoru Kobayashi (Genmune),
Manami Honjô (Asako),
Hosshan (Isaotaira)

SCRIPT:
aoki Katô,
Dai Sakô (based on the novel by Sôkyû Genyû)

PHOTOGRAPHY:
Ryûto Kondô

Synopsis:

The protagonist of the film is a Buddhist priest who in his youth used to be a singer and a guitarist in the punk rock band in Tokyo. Now, as an older man he tries to cope with depression and care for his wife and son. One day in the temple, he has an outburst of anger in front of a group of visiting students and decides to face his past and try to play music again. Thee head priest in the temple thinks it is a good idea, but his wife is worried…

color, digital, 113 min

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