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Yūko no tenbin = A balance

!L&!:e!:Mi$N!9(!O+ = A balance / a film by Yujiro Harumoto ; presented by Eigakobo Harugumi LLC ; produced by "A Balance" Film Partners ; producers, Yujiro Harumoto, Tutsuya Matsushima, Sunao Katabuchi ; screenplay,Yujiro Harumoto.

DVD
DVD | Film Movement, [New York, NY] : [2024]

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  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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About

Investigative filmmaker Yuko is putting together a piece about the bereaved families connected with a bullied schoolgirl's suicide. Determined to shed light on the truth, Yuko's uncompromising nature brings her into conflict with the conservative-minded management at her television network but succeeds in getting her interview subjects to place their trust in her. Then Yuko discovers that her father, Masashi, who runs a test prep school, has made a grave error of judgment. The further she becomes involved in his mistake, the more she finds herself telling lie after lie. As unexpected developments occur, Yuko's struggles with her conscience and her compromised perception of the truth force her to make life-altering decisions. The sophomore feature from Yujiro Harumoto, A BALANCE had its world premiere at the Pingyao International Film Festival where it won both the Roberto Rossellini Jury Award and the People's Choice Award before also capturing the New Currents Award at the Busan International Film Festival.
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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (153 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Film Movement, [2024]
  • General Note:
    Title from container.
    Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
    Aspect ratio 2.39:1 wide screen.
  • Creation/Production Credits Note:
    Cinematography, Kenji Noguchi ; editing, Yujiro Harumoto.
  • Participant or Performer Note:
    Kumi Takiuchi, Ken Mitsuishi, Masahiro Umeda, Yuumi Kawai.
  • Target Audience Note:
    Not rated by the MPAA.

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