The Great Passage is a Japanese drama film directed by Yuya Ishii, starring Ryuhei Matsuda as a dictionary editor. It is based on the best-selling novel by Shion Miura. The film won several awards, including the Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year, and also received several nominations. It was selected as the. Drama · Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, 'The Great Passage.' In the eclectic team, .. The movie also provides another indication that mature, quality films targeting grownups (and those who think like real adults) are returning to the Japanese. 9 Oct Yuya Ishii takes a step forward in budget and ambition with this gently absorbing comedy-drama about the writing and compilation of a new Japanese dictionary.
Find Japanese Movie - Fune Wo Amu (The Great Passage) [Japan DVD] DB at Movies & TV, home of thousands of titles on DVD and Blu-ray. 15 Sep Looking for information on the anime Fune wo Amu (The Great Passage)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. Kouhei Araki, a veteran editor of the dictionary editorial division at Genbu Publishing, plans to retire in order to better care. 13 Dec A quiet, patient film that takes place almost entirely within just three locations - the boarding house and the young people's places of work - this is a story that seeks the everlasting within the ephemeral. February 6, | Rating: /5 | Full Review Jennie Kermode · Eye for Film · View All Critic Reviews (2).
Set in the mid 's (which means less emphasis on computers, with even - in one scene - the mobile phone seen as a new-fangled device) the film pays affectionate – and even old-fashioned – tribute to the world of words and dictionaries, while also finding space for a tender and slow-paced romance. The gently paced. (37th) Hong Kong International Film Festival - March 17 - April 4, - Gala Presentation; (17th) Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival - July , - Vision Express *Korean Premiere; (17th) Fantasia Film Festival - July August 7, *Canadian Premiere.