Long awaited Aparna Sen’s “The Japanese Wife” to release on April 9By ANI
Saturday, March 13, 2010
NEVADA - Much-discussed film “The Japanese Wife”, directed by National Award winner Aparna Sen will be released on April nine, according to reports.
Written by Kunal Basu, produced by Saregama, edited by Rabiranjan Maitra, music by Sagar Desai, camera by Anay Goswamy; it stars Rahul Bose, Chigusa Takaku (Kurianesu), Raima Sen, and Moushumi Chatterjee. In Bengali-English-Japanese-Hindi, it was filmed in Kolkata and Sunderbans in India and Yokohama, Tsukuba and Ibaraki in Japan. Takaku reportedly did not know any English and the crew had to talk to her through an interpreter on the sets. Its tagline is “A love poem”.
According to official website of the film: “This is a haunting but improbable love story involving three shy people: Snehamoy Chatterjee, an Arithmetic teacher in a school in the interiors of riverine West Bengal; Miyage the Japanese girl who became his wife through a strange sequence of letters, and Sandhya, a widow forced by circumstances to take refuge in his home”. (ANI)