Keiichi HARA 原恵一

Miss Hokusai
百日紅〜Miss HOKUSAI〜

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Edo, today known as Tokyo, in 1814: The artist Hokusai tirelessly works in his atelier to cover the demand for his famous paintings. However, few people are aware that some of these pieces of art are in fact the work of his daughter Oei. The visually stunning MISS HOKUSAI recounts episodes in the life of a young woman who was overshadowed by her world-famous father all of her life. Director Keiichi HARA mixes several genres, like coming of age and family drama, to tell the story of a free-spirited female artist.


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Tue, 09. June 2020

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Original with German subtitles

FSK 6

Territories: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Female Futures? Animation Historical

百日紅〜Miss HOKUSAI〜
Sarusuberi: Miss Hokusai

Japan 2015

90 minutes

Director
Keiichi HARA

Script
Miho MARUO based on a manga by Hinako SUGIURA

Production
Production I.G.

Director's Bio

Born in Gunma Prefecture in 1959, Keiichi HARA graduated from Tokyo Designer Gakuin College before working on animated television shows such as DORAEMON and CRAYON SHIN-CHAN. His breakthrough came in 2007 with SUMMER DAYS WITH COO (NC ’20). The film won several awards and was nominated for the Japanese Academy Award for Best Animated Film. Nippon Connection presented his subsequent award-winning animated films COLORFUL (2010 / NC ’11) and MISS HOKUSAI (2016 / NC ’16 and NC ’20). In 2013, Keiichi HARA released his first live action feature DAWN OF A FILMMAKER: THE KEISUKE KINOSHITA STORY.

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