The Long Excuse

Financed and produced by AOI Pro.
Screened at the 11th Rome Film Festival as one of the “Official Selection” films

Sachio Kinugasa (Masahiro Motoki), a popular writer by the pen name of Kei Tsumura, receives notice that his wife and her good friend had died from an unforeseen accident. Sachio, in the midst of a clandestine love affair at that moment, was unable to shed not one tear while putting up a front as a tragic victim. On a whim, upon running across the young children and truck driver husband of his wife's good friend, Sachio decided to take care of the children bereaved of their beloved mother. Sachio found joy from this heretofore unknown and different sense of purpose but...

©2016 The Long Excuse Production Committee

Category Feature Film Released: October 14, 2016
Original Work / Script / DirectiorMiwa Nishikawa
CastMasahiro Motoki, Pistol Takehara, Kenshin Fujita, Tamaki Shiratori, Keiko Horiuchi, Sosuke Ikematsu, Haru Kuroki, Maho Yamada, Eri Fukatsu
Project Management “The Long Excuse” Production Committee (BANDAI VISUAL, AOI Pro., TV TOKYO, ASMIK ACE, Bungeishunju, Television Osaka)
ProductionAOI Pro. Inc.
DistributorASMIK ACE
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    Project Management : Yasuhito Nakae(AOI Pro.)
    Producer : Akihiko Yose(AOI Pro.)
    Line Producer : Taichi Ito(AOI Pro.)
    Assistant Producer : Kana Ikeno(AOI Pro.)