The Japan Foundation, New Delhi proudly presents special Japanese Fim screening – ‘Shodo Girls‘ as a side event of ‘Shine Weeks Projects‘.
Color / American Vista (1:1.85) / 2010 / 120 min / NTV
Director: INOMATA Ryuichi
Script: NAGATA Yuko
Cinematography: ICHIKAWA Masaaki
Art Direction: KITAJIMA Kazuhisa
Music: IWASHIRO Taro
Producers: FUJIMURA Naoto , SAKASHITA Tetsuya
NARUMI Riko: HAYAKAWA Satoko
YAMASHITA Rio: OAKAZAKI Mio
SAKURABA Nanami: SHINOMORI Kana
KANEKO Nobuaki: I KEZAWA Hiroto
Set in Shikoku Chuo City in Ehime Prefecture, the “City of Paper” that boasts the top output of paper in Japan but was hit by recession, Satoko is the captain of the school calligraphy club, where the members are having difficulties with each other, and affecting their team spirit. However, with the help of the reluctant substitute teacher, they learn to overcome their differences to work together and organize a ” Calligraphy Performance Contest” to revitalize their beloved home town.