Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2021

Love and the Grand Tug of War 大綱引の恋

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A love story from the master filmmaker Kiyoshi Sasabe

This is a story of love to make up your mind

Takeshi Arima (Takahiro Miura) is 35 years old, single, and unmarried. His father Hiroshi (Seishiro Nishida), a steeplejack master and master of the "Great Tug-of-War," has been nagging him to "get a wife soon and become a strong heir".One day, he meets Ji-hyun (Jiyoung), a Korean resident doctor, and they gradually come to know each other.At the same time, Fumiko (Mako Ishino), the mother of the Arima family, announces her retirement and abandons her duties as proprietress and housekeeper, leaving Atsuko (Manami Higa), the younger sister, and the rest of the family struggling to cope.

Meanwhile, as the big annual event, the "Great Tug-of-War," approaches, Takeshi is told by Ji-hyun that she will be returning home in two weeks. "What is dating? "What is marriage? "What is family? "and "What is determination? This is a story of love depicted through two people's love.



名匠・佐々部清、渾身のラブストーリー

これは、覚悟を決めるための愛の物語

有馬武志(三浦貴大)は 35歳にして奥手の独身。鳶の親方であり“大綱引”の師匠でもある父・寛志(西田聖志郎)から常々「早う嫁を貰うて、 しっかりとした跡継ぎになれ」とうるさく言われている。

とある日、ふとした事件から韓国人女性研修医ジヒョン(知英)と出会い、次第に心を通わせるようになる。

その頃有馬家では、母・文子(石野真子)が定年退職を宣言し女将も家事も放棄したため、妹・敦子(比嘉愛未)はじめ家族の皆が四苦八苦する。

一方、年に一度の一大行事“大綱引”が迫るなか、武志はジヒョンから「あと2週間で帰国するの」と告げられる。「出会いとは?」「結婚とは?」「家族とは?」「覚悟とは?」

二人の恋を通して描かれる様々な愛の物語。


  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    108 minutes
  • Language
    Japanese w/English subtitles
  • Country
    Japan
  • Premiere
    USA Premiere
  • Rating
    Drama
  • Director
    Kiyoshi Sasabe
  • Producer
    Seishiro Nishida
  • Cast
    Takahiro Miura, Jiyoung