By Shuji OKUI

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Drama - Completed 2019

A touching coming-of-age drama about a young man struggling to become a professional photographer.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 115 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Shuji OKUI
    • Writer(s)
    • Shuji OKUI, Sawao YAMANAKA
    • Synopsis
    • The storyline is an original story by Sawao Yamanaka, the vocalist of the band and various songs by “the pillows” will be used throughout the film.
      Not only the member of the band, Sawao Yamanaka (vo), Yoshiaki Manabe (g), Shinichiro Sato (ds) but also various musicians such as Jiro and Teru from GLAY, Hirotaka Takahashi from ELLEGARDEN, UNISON SQURE GARDEN, etc. will appear as a cameo.

      Yusuke’s dream is to become a photographer but he was standing on the edge of a cliff.
      The reality is too harsh to fulfill his dream and he was working at his uncle’s ramen shop.
      One day, Yusuke meets Yukari at the ramen shop and gradually get attracted to her.
      Yusuke becomes an apprentice of a famous photographer, Rui Abukawa, hoping to shoot rock shows like him.
      However, a various emotions arise, such as jealousy towards his successful classmate, dissatisfaction towards his circumstance, frustration with his evaluation, miscommunications with a woman he likes…and he hits a wall again.
      A feeling of loneliness, hopelessness…but in the end, will Yusuke finally finds a light?