Himitsu (film)

Himitsu (秘密) is a 1999 Japanese fantasy romance film directed by Yōjirō Takita, starring Ryōko Hirosue, Kaoru Kobayashi and Kayoko Kishimoto[1] and based on the novel Naoko by Keigo Higashino. It was released on 25 September 1999. An English-language French remake, The Secret, was released in 2007.

Himitsu
Directed byYōjirō Takita
Produced byYasuhiro Mase
Junichi Sindo
Setsuro Tagami
Written byHiroshi Saitō
Based onNaoko
by Keigo Higashino
StarringRyōko Hirosue
Kaoru Kobayashi
Kayoko Kishimoto
Ken Kaneko
Yuriko Ishida
Hideaki Itō
Music byMariya Takeuchi
Ryudo Uzaki
Distributed byTBS
Release date
  • 25 September 1999 (1999-09-25)
Running time
119 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

CastEdit

ReceptionEdit

It was chosen as the runner-up in the Best 10 films at the 21st Yokohama Film Festival.[2]

Award Date Category Recipients and
nominees
Result
Sitges Film Festival[3][4] October 2000 Best Actress Ryōko Hirosue Won
Best Screenplay Hiroshi Saitō Won
Best Film Himitsu Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 秘密 (1999). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  2. ^ 1999年度 日本映画ベストテン. homepage3.nifty.com/yokohama-eigasai (in Japanese). Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Awards 2000". sitgesfilmfestival.com. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Films". sitgesfilmfestival.com. Retrieved 5 July 2014.

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