Among the numerous features (about 4 hours of footage) included in the Premium bluray edition of The Last Ten Years, the making of documentary stands out. The Diary of The Last Ten Years is a 59′ long report which presents the filming of key scenes as well as short interviews. The focus is on Komatsu Nana, Sakaguchi Kentaro and director Michihito Fujii, yet you have sequences with all the members of the remarkable supporting cast: Yuki Yamada, Nao, Haru Kuroki, Tetsushi Tanaka, Hideko Hara, Yutaka Matsushige, Lily Franky…
To capture a realistic feel of the changing of the seasons and the passing of time, Yomei10Nen was a long shooting that spread over 9 months (with breaks in between sessions).
During the shooting of the fantasy wedding sequence, on February 15, 2021, the staff celebrated Komatsu Nana‘s 25th birthday (February 16th)
Nana Komatsu is no doubt strong and determined she is nonetheless sensitive. When a film is wrapped and the time has come to say goodbye she goes emotional more often than not. It is a clear indication of the tension generated by her dedication and involvement and a measurement of the value she gives to the social and human experience on the set, whether it is with fellow thespians or the staff.