The Woodsman & The Rain (2011)
Wednesday 21st November 2012
Winner of the Tokyo International Film Festival - Special Jury Prize, directed by Shuichi Okita and starring Internationally acclaimed actor Koji Yakusho (Shall We Dance and 13 Assassins), Shun Oguri, Kengo Kora, Kanji Furutachi and Asami Usuda, The Woodsman & The Rain is released on DVD and Blu-Ray by Third Window Films on 28th January 2013.
Katsu, a 60 year-old lumberjack, lives in a small, tranquil village in the mountains. When a film crew suddenly arrives to shoot a zombie movie, Katsu finds himself unwittingly roped into assisting the production and is increasing frustrated by the pushy crew, especially the young, seemingly spineless director Koichi.
However, an improbable friendship soon develops between Katsu and Koichi, as Katsu comes to see joy in the filmmaking process and gradually helps Koichi to recover his sense of self. Soon, their bond inspires an unusual collaboration between the villagers and the film crew.
- Deleted Scenes, Interviews with Cast & Crew
- Theatrical Trailer