SWING ME AGAIN

FUTATABI

By Toshi SHIOYA

GAGA CORPORATION - as SALES / DISTR

Drama - Completed 2010

Kenzaburo, 78, comes back to the city and travels around one last time in his life in order to keep his old promise he made with his jazz band-men back in 1950s – to play their music at the jazz club “Sone.” Hiroto, 21, goes along with his grandfather and learned the meaning his 50 years of absence

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 111 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Toshi SHIOYA
    • Writer(s)
    • Junichi YAGI
    • Producer(s)
    • Junichi KITAGAWA, Masato KIMURA, Nichiho MARUMO
    • Synopsis
    • Hiroto is playing the trumpet at jazz club at university. One day, his father told him his grand father Kenzaburo, who his father told him dead, is actually alive and going to live together. Kenzaburo has been in hospital for a long time for Hansen’s disease. Because it is misunderstood and biased, his mother hesitates living together. Hiroto feels close to Kenzaburo, who loves jazz and once was a leader and the trumpet player of the legendary jazz band “Cool Jazz Quintette.” However, Kenzabro leaves them without a word. He takes off to make sure to keep the 50-years promise and to get back the time bound he lost. Hiroto follows him and gets struck by his will. But for Kenzaburo, time is not left much any more…
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