By Kiyoshi SASABE

TBS GLOWDIA, INC. - as SALES All rights, Asia

Drama - Completed 2018

Celebrating the song’s 100th anniversary,
the story of the bond between songwriting duo Hakushu Kitahara and Kosaku Yamada will make you laugh, cry, and experience a full range of emotions.

& Awards

Hong-Kong Filmart 2019
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 104 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kiyoshi SASABE
    • Synopsis
    • Hakushu Kitahara left his name in Japanese literature and music, but he had a wild side. He was always drunk and engaged in adultery. Kosaku Yamada came back from abroad and was extremely earnest. The talented and brilliant two, stand against the era with music. Having completely opposite character and lifestyle, they have been odds with each other but eventually they go hand-in-hand and release nursery rhymes such as “This Old Road (Konomichi)” “Waiting in Vain (Machiboke)” “The Bell is Ringing (Kane ga Narimasu)”. However they enter the era of war and things start to become difficult…