Like Grains of Sand


Like Grains of Sand

Infobox Film
name = Like Grains of Sand


image_size = 127px
caption = DVD Cover of the Asian release
director = Ryosuke Hashiguchi
producer = Kiyomi Kanazawa
Yuuka Nakazawa
Hideyuki Takai
Hiroshi Yanai
writer = Ryosuke Hashiguchi
narrator =
starring = Yoshinori Okada
Ayumi Hamasaki
Kumi Takada
Kouji Yamaguchi
music = Kazuya Takahashi
cinematography = Shogo Ueno
editing = Miho Yoneda
distributor = Toho Company
PIA Corporation
Pierre Grise Distribution
released = December 16, 1995
runtime = 129 min.
country = Japan
language = Japanese
budget =
gross =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
website =
amg_id = 135875
imdb_id = 0113922

"Like Grains of Sand" is a Japanese drama film released on December 16, 1995 by Toho Company Ltd. The Japanese title for the film is nihongo|Nagisa no Sindbad|渚のシンドバッド|Sinbad of the Beach The film was directed and written by Ryosuke Hashiguchi and features a lead role played by Japan's highest selling female musician Ayumi Hamasaki. It won three major awards in 1996 and 1997 including an award for best screenplay and two international awards. [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113922/awards Nagisa no Shindobaddo (1995) - Awards ] ] It was featured in the 1996 Toronto Film Festival in Canada as well as the 1997 International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in Turin, Italy. [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113922/releaseinfo Nagisa no Shindobaddo (1995) - Release dates ] ]

Cast

Primary Cast

*Yoshinori Okada as Shuji Ito
*Ayumi Hamasaki as Kasane Aihara
*Kouji Yamaguchi as Touru Kanbara
*Kumi Takada as Ayako Shimizu
*Shizuka Isami as Rika Matsuo
*Kouta Kusano as Hiroyuki Yoshida

*Yoshihiko Hakamada as Fujita

Awards

Mainichi Film Concours
1996 - Best Screenplay [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113922/awards Nagisa no Shindobaddo (1995) - Awards ] ]

Rotterdam International Film Festival
1996 - Tiger Award [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113922/awards Nagisa no Shindobaddo (1995) - Awards ] ]

Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
1997 - Best Feature Film [ [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113922/awards Nagisa no Shindobaddo (1995) - Awards ] ]

References


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