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Face (2000 film)

 

Face (2000 film)

Face
Directed by Junji Sakamoto
Written by Junji Sakamoto
Isamu Uno
Starring Naomi Fujiyama
Michiyo Okusu
Music by Yasuhiro Kobayashi
Release dates
  • 12 September 2000 (2000-09-12)
Running time 123 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Face ( Kao) is a 2000 Japanese film directed by Junji Sakamoto. At the 24th Japan Academy Prize it won one award and received four other nominations.

Contents

  • Plot 1
  • Cast 2
  • Awards and nominations 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Plot

Sullen and withdrawn 'ugly' elder sister Masako toils endlessly with mending chores in her widowed mother's dry cleaning shop, seething with hatred for her flashy younger sister Yukari, who visits only for free laundry service. When mother dies and Yukari persists in her abuse, Masako cracks and strangles her. She flees and takes a number of identities and odd jobs, meeting people as she goes. To her surprise Masako finds people in general to be kind and helpful (although she's sexually abused more than once) and she blossoms as a personality, even to the extent of becoming a popularly liked bar hostess like her murdered sister.

Cast

Awards and nominations

24th Japan Academy Prize.[1]

25th Hochi Film Award[2]

22nd Yokohama Film Festival[3]

References

  1. ^ 第24回 日本アカデミー賞 (in 日本語).  
  2. ^ 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in 日本語). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  3. ^ 第22回ヨコハマ映画祭 2000年日本映画個人賞 (in 日本語).  

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