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.
Screenplay /Director : Seiichi Hishikawa
Official Website https://www.nishikan.info
City Of Niigata Nishikan Ward Office
Production DRAWING AND MANUAL
Screenplay : Koji Karatsu
Yuri Yamada Yuhei Ouchida Hayato Harada Honoka Murakami Sonomi Shinma Okazaki 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
Live Recording : Masaki Miyamoto
Production Manager : Yui Suzuki Yume Tsukakoshi
Makeup & Styling : Madoka Takeda Shiho Irie Kana Harada Hiromi Kondo Maiko Saito Aya Inoue Yukiko Shiraishi Yoshimi Inoue
Casting : Naoto Chiba Yoshikazu Himeno (Nice Home Run)
Music : Shinya Kiyokawa
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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