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"Beast on the moon" Movie Adaptation in Japan
March 9, 2020
Richard Karinoski, of Wisconsin, U.S.A., based on the true story of the Armenian persecution during World War I, "Beast on the Moon" was premiered in 1995. To date, it has been translated into 19 languages and performed in more than 20 countries, and in 2001 it was awarded the most prestigious "Molière" in the French drama world. Premiered in Japan in 2015. At that time, Japan's leading director who worked on the production, Tamaya Kuriyama, was powerfully attractive, including Hidekazu Majima who is active in a wide range of fields including movies, dramas and the stage, and Yuki Kishii, who was attracted attention as an actress from early on. We will team up with popular performers and produce again. The times, countries, ethnicities, societies ... the situation has changed, but the people who are in contact, connect, hunger for bonds and craving for love remain the same. Accepting each other's painful past, becoming a true couple and a family- Please expect this work depicting the essence of human beings.
Milwaukee, USA, in 1921, three years after the end of World War I. Alam, a young man who lost his family due to the persecution of the born and raised Ottoman Empire (now Turkey) and exiled himself to the United States, calls herself the same Armenian orphan girl, Seta, who was selected only by photography as her wife. . Alam forces an ideal family to start a new life. However, Seta, who was still young and had deep darkness in her heart, could not meet her expectations. One day after a couple of years without a new family, an orphan boy appears in front of them. Aram changes little by little when she meets a boy. Eventually, his thoughts on a family photo with a hole that he decorates carefully will become apparent.