The Drudgery Train

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  • Movie: The Drudgery Train (English title)
  • Romaji: Kueki Ressha
  • Japanese: 苦役列車
  • Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita
  • Writer: Kenta Nishimura (novel), Shinji Imaoka
  • Producer: Junichi Kozuki, Naoya Kinoshita, Hirohumi Shigemura, Kunihiko Kodama, Yuji Sadai
  • Cinematographer: Yoshihiro Ikeuchi
  • Release Date: July 14, 2012
  • Runtime: 114 min.
  • Genre: Drama / Youth
  • Distributor: Toei
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot

Kitamichi (Mirai Moriyama) is a 19-year-old labor worker who only went far as middle school. He's now hooked on alcohol while playing around. Kitamichi develops feelings for Yasuko (Atsuko Maeda), who works in a used used bookstore, but he has never had a girlfriend or, currently, any friends. Kitamichi also meets Kusakabe (Kengo Kora) who he becomes friends with. Jealousy soon threatens their friendship.

Notes

  1. Based on the Akutagawa Prize-winning novel "Kueki Ressha" (published January 26, 2011) by Kenta Nishimura.
  2. Female character Yasuko was created in the movie adaptation and does not exist in the original novel.
  3. Filming began November 25, 2011

Cast

The Drudgery Train-Mirai Moriyama.jpg The Drudgery Train-Kengo Kora.jpg The Drudgery Train-Atsuko Maeda.jpg The Drudgery Train-Makitasupotsu.jpg The Drudgery Train-Tomorowo Taguchi.jpg
Mirai Moriyama Kengo Kora Atsuko Maeda Makita Sports Tomorowo Taguchi
Kanta Kitamachi Shoji Kusakabe Yasuko Sakurai Iwao Takahashi manager of used bookstore

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