Movie “A Man” screened at the 79th Venice International Film Festival!

The movie “A Man” premiered to the world at the 79th Venice International Film Festival where it was officially invited last month.

It competed in the Orizzonti section which hosts innovative works bringing a fresh wind to the cinematic landscape. “A Man” is gathering the international eye as one of the leader representation of Japanese movies for the year 2022.

Following the festival, the Japanese theater release date was revealed to be this November Friday the 18th.

Keep looking out for what’s to come with both the original work and the movie adaptation of “A Man”! It seems like they are not ready to leave the spotlight just yet!

▶︎Keiichiro Hirano’s novel “A Man”

Available on Amazon.

▶︎Trailer (from Shochiku’s official website)

<Main cast・Tsumabuki Satoshi’s comment>

I feel very delighted and grateful that “A Man” got to be invited to the Venice Film Festival. I am quite excited to see how viewers in Venezia receive the movie, and its “quest for identity” theme before its release to the Japanese public.