A Terminal Trust
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- Movie: A Terminal Trust (English title)
- Romaji: Tsui no Shintaku
- Japanese: 終の信託
- Director: Masayuki Suo
- Writer: Masayuki Suo
- Producer: Ken Tsuchiya, Naohito Shinaba, Takao Tsuchimoto, Shintaro Horikawa
- Cinematographer: Rokuro Terada
- Release Date: October 27, 2012
- Runtime: 144 min.
- Genre: Drama / Romance / Medical / Best Film-Movie of the Year
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Shinzo Egi (Koji Yakusho) is an asthma sufferer who does not want to be place on life support. As a last request, Shinzo Egi asks his doctor Ayano Orii (Tamiyo Kusakari) if she could follow his wish. Doctor Ayano Orii is then questioned in a criminal case because of her decision.
- Movie is based on the short story “Tsui no Shintaku” (literally "The Final Request") by attorney/author Saku Tatsuki.
- Filming runs from October through mid-December, 2011. Shooting location occurs in Kitakyushu & movie studio.
- Director Masayuki Suo, actress Tamiyo Kusakari & actor Koji Yakusho previously worked together in the 1996 film "Shall We Dance?".
|Tamiyo Kusakari||Koji Yakusho||Tadanobu Asano|
|Ayano Orii||Shinzo Egi||Noriyuki Takai|
|Takao Osawa||Yoshihiko Hosoda||Kumi Nakamura|
|Toru Tsukahara||Shoichi Sugita||Yoko Egi|
- 2012 (36th) Montreal World Film Festival - August 23-September 3, 2012 - Focus On World Cinema
- 2012 (25th) Tokyo International Film Festival - October 20-28, 2012 - Special Screenings
- 2012 (67th) Mainichi Film Awards - February 7, 2013
- Grand Prize