Kenichi Matsuyama and Tsuyoshi Muro are cast in movie “Kawapperi Mukoritta.” The film is based on novel Kawapperi Mukoritta” by movie director Naoko Ogigami (“Close-Knit“) and she also directs the film. Filming for the movie begins early September, 2020 and finishes October, 2020. Shooting will take place in Toyama Prefecture, Japan.
“Kawapperi Mukoritta” will be released 2021 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Takeshi (Kenichi Matsuyama) arrives in a small village in the Hokuriku region. There, he begins to work at a small factory which makes shiokara (salted fish paste). Through the introduction of the CEO of the factory, he begins to live in at an old and cheap apartment building. One day, his apartment building neighbor Kozo (Tsuyoshi Muro) visits Takeshi and asks to take a bath in his bathroom. Since then, Takeshi begins to make relations with the residents at the apartment building and he becomes friends with Kozo. Later, Kozo learns the secret on why Takeshi came to the village.