Co-stars Takumi Kitamura and Komatsu Nana, together with director Hitoshi Yazaki had a talk show in Tokyo (at the Space FS Shiodome, Minato) to promote Sakura, a film which will be released in Japanese theaters on November 13. The show was broadcast on Mezamashi TV (Fuji TV) on Wednesday morning.
‘Sleepless nights, warmth, and magic spells are the essence of a film that gives space to its three main protagonists (…) the true power of the actors comes across. Ryo Yoshizawa (“River’s Edge” 2018) portrays a roguish Hajime and outplays his somewhat softened-down brother Kaoru, played by Takumi Kitamura (“Tremble All You Want” 2017). His role as the narrator gives him a neutral virtue that is matched by the acting of Nana Komatsu (“Farewell Song” 2019) in the role of Miki. Both show numbness in their behaviour that mirrors the feelings of puberty and sexual awakening. Since they are the younger ones, the movie equips them with uncertainty and doubt.’
Sakura, the new movie from director Hitoshi Yazaki, starring Takumi Kitamura, Ryo Yoshizawa and Nana Komatsu will hit Japanese theaters on November 13. The production has just released a first trailer and the film poster. Theme song “Ao no ID” written and performed by legendary band Tokyo Jihen.
Synopsis from AsianWiki: There is a happy family that consists of parents and their 3 children: Hajime (Ryo Yoshizawa), Kaoru (Takumi Kitamura) and Miki (Nana Komatsu). Hajime is the first son and he is handsome and popular. His presence in the family is large. Kaoru is the second son and he is an ordinary university student. Miki is the young child in the family. She looks up to her brother Hajime a lot. One day, Hajime has a car accident and the family falls into despair. Slowly, the family recovers.