Third Window Films Japanese Comedy in May
Third Window Films have announced the UK DVD release of two Japanese comedies on 11th May 2009. Priced at £14.99 RRP each are Funuke: Show Some Love, You Losers! and Fine, Totally Fine...
Funuke: Show Some Love, You Losers! - Writer-director Daihachi Yoshida's debut feature is a darkly comic family based drama based on a novel by Yukiko Motoya. The film stars Eriko Sato (Cutie Honey), Aimi Satsukawa (Naoko; Arch Angels), Masatoshi Nagase (Sakuran; Mystery Train) and Hiromi Nagasaku (Closed Diary; Hanging Garden), the story concerns the tense and often amusing relationships and day-to-day struggles of four dysfunctional family members following a recent tragedy.
- Non-Anamorphic Widescreen
- Japanese DD2.0 Stereo with burned in English subtitles
Prior to the DVD release, the film will play at London's ICA cinema from Friday 1st May to Sunday 10th May, with additional screenings on weekend of 16th and 17th May.
Fine, Totally Fine - The debut feature from writer-director Yosuke Fujita, Zenzen Daijoubu is an amiable romantic comedy that focuses on an unlikely love triangle involving three hugely likeable misfits played by Yosiyosi Arakawa (Tokyo; Memories Of Matsuko; Survive Style 5), Yoshino Kimura (Blindness; Sukiyaki Western Django) and Yoshinori Okada (Dark Tales Of Japan; Kamikaze Girls).
- 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- Japanese DD2.0 Stereo with optional English subtitles
- Interview with Yosiyosi Arakawa
- Interview with Yoshinori Okada