映画 ハモニカ太陽 - Short Film "Harmonica-Taiyo"

Direction & Screenplay

It was in the Showa period in Niigata, the first son of a farmer’s family, Yoji Abe (Yuhei Ouchida) fell in love wtth one of his high-school classmates, Haruka Igarashi (Yuri Yamada). The two started dating after Yoji’s aggressive move. After they graduated, he started helping his father’s farm and she got a job at a local travel agency. While their relationship grew, they finally exchanged their marriage vows under the blossoming cherry trees. A few years later, the couple received the blessing from their friends and families including their best friend, Tecchan (Hayato Harada) and Haruka’s sister, Fumie (Honoka Murakami) at the local Maki Community Center in the summer festival season. Another decade had passed while the first daughter, Ayaka was born and turned out to be a tomboy, and one day Haruka received a letter which may change the family’s future. Located in Nishikan Ward in Niigata city, the short movie series depicts the beautiful scenery of all four seasons, the lives of each characters, and the relationships between people. The film “Harmonica Taiyo” is a sequel to the previous short film “Nishikan” which also located in Niigata, which describes the younger days of the Nishikan characters.

 

昭和の新潟。農家の長男として生まれた阿部洋二<大内田悠平>は高校の同級生だった五十嵐遥<山田由梨>に恋をした。洋二の猛アタックの末、2人の交際が始まる。高校を卒業後、洋二は家業の農業を継ぎ、遥は地元の旅行会社に就職。おだやかに交際を続ける2人が、満開の”夫婦桜"の下で結婚を誓う。数年後、夏祭りで賑わう地元西蒲の巻の公民館で、二人の親友の哲ちゃん<原田隼人>や遥の妹 文江<村上穂乃佳>らに祝福された。結婚から10年が経ち、二人には娘の彩香が生まれ、元気でおてんばに育っていた。そこへ、遥に重大な知らせが届く。家族の未来はいったいどうなってしまうのか・・・

新潟市西蒲区を舞台に四季折々の鮮やかさや、登場人物の成長、人と人との繋がりを描くショートムービー。新潟を舞台にした前作 短編映画「にしかん」の続編として、登場人物の若き日々を描く青春人情物語。

Official Website https://www.nishikan.info

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Screenplay /Director : Seiichi Hishikawa

Produced by

City Of Niigata Nishikan Ward Office

Musashino Art University

Production DRAWING AND MANUAL


Screenplay : Koji Karatsu / Seiichi Hishikawa

Starring : 
Yuri Yamada   Yuhei Ouchida   Hayato Harada   Honoka Murakami   Sonomi   Shinma Okazaki  Ayumi Tokito Zan Yoko Risa Goto   Takeshi Ohara   Makoto Fujii   Isao Yaoita   Hikari Koshi   Kazushige Uehara   Masae Uehara   
Producer : Kazuo Abe Makoto Fujii Katsuhito Ishizuka Miyuki Sawaguri Akira Miyakawa Takuya Watanabe Tomomi Odaira
Assistant Director : Junichi Ichi
Cinematographer : Kazuo Tsujimoto Seiichi Hishikawa  Takumi Gunji
Live Recording : Masaki Miyamoto Yukiko Shiraishi
Production Manager : Yui Suzuki   Yume Tsukakoshi
Makeup & Styling : Madoka Takeda Shiho Irie   Kana Harada   Hiromi Kondo   Maiko Saito   Aya Inoue   Yukiko Shiraishi   Yoshimi Inoue Nozomi Fujimoto Hidemi Ayabe

Casting : Naoto Chiba   Yoshikazu Himeno (Nice Home Run)

Music : Shinya Kiyokawa / Ryota Fujimaki / Yoshiko Miyahara

Music Arrangement : Daisuke Yamaguchi   Yudai Iwata

Music Collaboration : Junpei Iwashita   Suai Takahashi   Namika Ebisu   

Filming In Cooperation With : 
Kakashi, Nunome Resident's Association, Inashima Resident's Association, Natsui Resident's Association, Takarayama Brewery, Shugetsu Temple, Maki Tourism Association, Shigekazu Komata, Aibisu-kan, Kushiro, Hasegawaya, Maki Post Office, Oji Yoshio, MILL

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