Japanese Story


1h 47m 2003

Brief Synopsis

A drama set in Western Australia's Pilbura desert. A geologist named Sandy, and a Japanese businessman, Hiromitsu, play out a story of human inconsequence, in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the journey leaves neither person capable of going back to the place from where they started.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2003
Production Company
A-Films; Audiovisual Enterprises (Greece); Filmauro Distribuzione; Fortissimo Films
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Films; Golden Village; Gussi Films; Intercontinental Film Distributors (Hong Kong); Palace Films; Pretty Pictures; Rialto Films; Samuel Goldwyn Films; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tartan Films; United International Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

A drama set in Western Australia's Pilbura desert. A geologist named Sandy, and a Japanese businessman, Hiromitsu, play out a story of human inconsequence, in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the journey leaves neither person capable of going back to the place from where they started.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2003
Production Company
A-Films; Audiovisual Enterprises (Greece); Filmauro Distribuzione; Fortissimo Films
Distribution Company
Samuel Goldwyn Films; Golden Village; Gussi Films; Intercontinental Film Distributors (Hong Kong); Palace Films; Pretty Pictures; Rialto Films; Samuel Goldwyn Films; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tartan Films; United International Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 2003

Released in United States November 2003

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2004

Released in United States Winter December 31, 2003

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 14-25, 2003.

Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 29-September 1, 2003.

Shown at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, January 8-19, 2004.

Samuel Goldwyn Films acquired North American distribution rights at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.

Cinevex color

Released in United States 2003 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival August 29-September 1, 2003.)

Released in United States January 2004 (Shown at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, January 8-19, 2004.)

Released in United States May 2003 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 14-25, 2003.)

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2004

Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, January 8-19, 2004.

Limited Release in United States December 31, 2003

Released in United States 2003

Released in United States January 2004

Released in United States November 2003 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Special Screening) November 6-16, 2003.)

Limited Release in United States December 31, 2003

Released in United States Winter December 31, 2003