It’s giveaway time! And we’re rolling out a dual set of titles for this one with the approaching releases of Takashi Miike’s hit romantic crime thrillride, First Love, and Marko Mak’s latest kung fu outing, Warriors Of The Nation.
Well Go USA is headlining all week this week with releases from now through next month. Chinese animated Ne Zha sequel, Jiang Ziya, bows in time for the Chinese New Year festivities next month and you can click here to check out the official trailer.
Takashi Miike is back, and he’s brought out the goods once more with First Love, having crafted an explosive crowdpleaser proving itself on repeat since showing out for its Directors’ Fortnight premiere at Cannes.
Most of my e-mail alerts nowadays pertaining to the new crime thriller, First Love, all have much to do with critical responses that are nothing short of positive.
Prolific auteur Takashi Miike’s new crime thriller, First Love, is premiering in front of critics this Friday before letting in the masses for TIFF next week. Its North American specialty rollout commences on September 27 and EW is presenting its exclusive look at the trailer above, as well as key art which you can view at the bottom of the page.
Yes, Takashi Miike is back and the buzz he’s earned since premiering his new action thriller at Cannes and Neuchâtel this year with First Love all but suggests this. The film is finally poised for a theatrical relsase on September 27 and we now have an official teaser making the rounds to get the word out.
Takashi Miike’s newest Cannes darling, First Love, is coming to North America, and Well Go USA is all but on-top of things with its acquisition reported on Wednesday from THR. The film had its Directors’ Fortnight run in France and stars Masataka Kubota (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul: S), and actress Sakurako Konishi with Nao Omori (Ichi The Killer), Shota Sometani (Legend Of The Demon Cat), actress and singer Becky (Eight Ranger, Eight Ranger 2), and actors Jun Murakami (Aircraft Carrier Ibuki), Sansei Shiomi (Beyond Outrage, Outrage Coda) and Seiyo Uchino (13 Assassins).
Anyday is a good day to be a Takashi Miike fan! So much so that his latest, First Love, landed the Directors’ Fortnight line-up at Cannes from HanWay Films and is now unveiling a first look teaser to kick things in motion. Rounding out the cast is an octet comprised of actors Masataka Kubota (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul: S), and actress Sakurako Konishi, with Nao Omori (Ichi The Killer), Shota Sometani (Legend Of The Demon Cat), actress and singer Becky (Eight Ranger, Eight Ranger 2), and actors Jun Murakami (upcoming Aircraft Carrier Ibuki), Sansei Shiomi (Beyond Outrage, Outrage Coda) and Seiyo Uchino (13 Assassins).
FIRST LOVE Adds Takashi Miike’s Latest World Premiere Action Thriller To Cannes’ Directors Fortnight Line-Up
Want some more Miike for your moviegoing? Then take a gander at HanWay Films’ latest nab of the auteur’s new action thriller, First Love. The UK-based international sales/distro banner acquired rights to the Japan/UK co-prod which reteams Miike with Oscar-winning producer Jeremy Thomas’ Recorded Picture Company for a fourth time following Hara-kiri: Death Of A Samurai, 13 Assassins, and Blade Of The Immortal.