The Gun
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    The Gun

    Directed by

    Japan

    2018

    98 min

    • Japanese

    Drama

    The adaptation of a Akutagawa Prize-winning novel about a young man who becomes obsessed with a gun he’s found, a noir-tinged tale shot mostly in luminous black-and-white.

    Awards

    • Japanese Cinema Splash Best Director Award - Tokyo IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Nijiro Murakami
    Alice Hirose
    Lily Franky
    Sales
    FREE STONE PRODUCTIONS
    Production
    KATSU-DO / EXCELLING CO / TEAM OKUYAMA

    Press

    Masaharu Take

    Masaharu Take

    Japan

    After his short NATSUMI NO NATSU ICHIBAN KIREINA YŪH, Masaharu Take made his feature debut with BOY MEETS PUSAN. His filmography includes CAFE SEOUL, EDEN, MONGOLIAN BASEBALL, IN THE HERO, 100 YEN LOVE, THE RINGSIDE STORY and WE MAKE ANTIQUES. He received numerous awards for 100 YEN LOVE, including the Japan Academy Prize. It was also Japan's nominee for the Foreign Language Film Award at the 88th Academy Awards.

    Selected Filmography