friends after 3.11 [feature film version]

friends after 3.11【劇場版】

Iwai Shunji


main_smallThis film is a documentary discussing "The Future of Japan" after Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster following the East Japan Earthquake, led by Director Iwai Shunji and his conversations with friends new and old.
With Actress Matsuda Miyuki, Iwai interviewed individuals such as Associate Professor at Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute, ex-member of Japan Atomic Energy Commission, former Toshiba nuclear power plant designer, anti-Nuclear power activist, and Executive Director of Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies. With such participants, the emotions of everyone a year after the earthquake speak to us with strength and truth, which we shan’t ever forget.
Title in English friends after 3.11 [feature film version]
Title in Original Language friends after 3.11【劇場版】
Director(s) Iwai Shunji
Director's Bio/Filmography Iwai started out in the Japanese entertainment industry by directing TV dramas and music videos in 1988. Then, in 1993, his TV drama, "Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?", brought him critical praise and the Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award. In 1995 he went on to start his career in feature films.

[Filmography (representative)]
"Swallowtail Butterfly" (1996), "April Story" (1997), "All About Lily Chou-Chou" (2001), "Hana & Alice"(2004), "The Kon Ichikawa Story" (2006), "Vampire"(2011), and so on
Year of Completion 2012
Nationality of the Film Japan
Running Time 132 min.
Aspect Ratio Video: 16:9
Color Color
Screening Format BDHDCAMDVD
Shooting Locations
Shooting Dates/Periods 2011 - 2012
Names of Characters Fujinami Kokoro, Matsuda Miyuki, Yamamoto Taro, Koide Hiroaki
Language of Commentary and Dialogue Japanese,
Subtitles none,
Date of First Public Screening 2012/3/10
Place of First Public Screening (Country) Japan
Date of First Public Screening in Japan 2012/3/10
Previous Screenings at Other Film Festivals and Events
Staff Credits Photography: Kakuta Shinichi, Kanbe Chigi
Editing: Iwai Shunji, Imai Daisuke, Ushiroda Yoshiki
Distributor / Distribution Company
Official Website for the Film
Other Online Access to the film
Screenings at the Past YIDFF Programs and Events None