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A Boy Called H (少年H) is a 2013 Japanese war drama film directed by Yasuo Furuhata.[3] It is based on the book by Kappa Senoh, translated into English by John Bester.

A Boy Called H
A Boy Called H poster.jpeg
Poster
Directed byYasuo Furuhata
StarringYutaka Mizutani
Ran Ito
Tatsuki Yoshioka
Music byYoshihiro Ike
Production
company
Distributed byToho[2]
Release date
  • August 10, 2013 (2013-08-10)
Running time
122 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
Box officeUS$15.3 million (Japan)

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ReceptionEdit

Box officeEdit

The film grossed US$15.3 million in Japan.[4]

AccoladesEdit

It was chosen as the 7th best Japanese film of 2013 by the film magazine Eiga Geijutsu.[5]

Award Date Category Recipients and
nominees
Result
Japan Academy Prize[6][7] 7 March 2014 Best Film A Boy Called H Nominated
Best Art 中澤克巳 Nominated
Best Newcomer Tatsuki Yoshioka Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A Boy Called H". Toho Global.
  2. ^ "A Boy Called H". Toho Global.
  3. ^ 少年H (2012). allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  4. ^ Staff Reporter (16 May 2014). "The Asian films driving global box office". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 2014-05-17. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  5. ^ Kevin Ma (18 January 2014). "Eiga Geijutsu names Pecoross best film". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 2014-06-19. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  6. ^ Kevin Ma (17 January 2014). "Kore-eda, Ishii, Yamada lead Japan awards". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 2014-04-17. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  7. ^ 第37回日本アカデミー賞. www.japan-academy-prize.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 18 May 2014.

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