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THE PASSENGER

A film by : François Rotger
Written by : François Rotger

1st feature film
France / Japan / Canada
2005 – 88min – Drama
Japanese / English speaking

Starring : Yusuke Iseya, Gabrielle Lazure, Ryo Kase, Kumi Kaneko, Yosuke Natsuki, François Trottier, Veroushka Knoge

Synopsis : An impossible love story.
A father is involved with the Yakusas.
A man is charged with robbery and flees Japan.
A woman is petrified at the idea of time passing her by.
Two countries, two cultures, Japan and Canada.
Vengeance.
Errance.
A different notion of courage, of solitude…

A thriller that divulges at every bend the ver so complex nature of those who live as best as they can.
Because what they ache for in life and what they get are two very different things.

Producers : Tom Dercourt – Les Films à un dollar (France)
Co-producers : Les Films de l’Isle – Ian Boyd (Canada),
Aviva Communications – Stéphane Raymond (Canada),
River Films – Mariko Hirakawa (Japon)
International Sales: Wild Bunch
Distribution: Shellac (France)
Theatrical Release France: July 12th, 2006
With participation from: CNC, Sodec, Téléfilm Canada, Cofinova 1

Festivals :

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Festival Premiers Plans – Angers

Trailer : http://www.allocine.fr/video/player_gen_cmedia=18634230&cfilm=110323.html

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