Feature Film "Monster"
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, Screenplay by Yuji Sakamoto, Music by Ryuichi Sakamoto
Co-financed and produced by AOI Pro.
When her young son Minato starts to behave strangely, his mother feels that there is something wrong. Discovering that a teacher is responsible, she storms into the school demanding to know what’s going on. But as the story unfolds through the eyes of mother, teacher and child, the truth gradually emerges.
|Release in Japan||June 2, 2023|
|Cast||Ando Sakura "Shoplifters"|
Nagayama Eita "Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai"
Kurokawa Soya *First feature
Hiiragi Hinata *First feature
|Directed and Edited by||Kore-eda Hirokazu "Shoplifters"|
|Screenplay||Sakamoto Yuji "We Made A Beautiful Bouquet"|
|Music||Ryuichi Sakamoto "The Revenant"|
|Produced by||Genki Kawamura, Kenji Yamada|
|Presented by||Toho, Fuji Television Network, GAGA, AOI Pro., BUN-BUKU|
|Distribution in Japan||Toho, GAGA|
|Staff||Producer: Banse Megumi(AOI Pro.), Ito Taichi(AOI Pro.)|
Assistant Producer: Arima Rika(AOI Pro.)
- 2023 the 76th annual Cannes Film Festival：Competition：<Best Screenplay (Yuji Sakamoto)>
- 2023 the 76th annual Cannes Film Festival：<Queer Palm>
- Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Latest Feature Film "Kaibutsu (Monster)" Wins Two Awards at the Cannes International Film Festival! Yuji Sakamoto Wins the Best Screenplay & the Film Wins Japan's First Queer Palm
- Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Latest Feature Film "Monster" to be screened in Competition at the Cannes International Film Festival 2023! Screenplay by Yuji Sakamoto, Music by Ryuichi Sakamoto