The Drudgery Train

From AsianWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Kueki Ressha-p1.jpg

Contents

User Rating

Current user rating: 93/100 (34 votes)

 You need to enable JavaScript to vote


Profile

  • 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

Additional Cast Members:

Trailer

Image Gallery

Film Festivals

Awards

Comments



Leave a Comment

Latest News Latest Trailers
* Yoo Ji-Tae cast in KBS2 drama "Healer"
* Cho Jung-Seok cast in movie "Time Renegade" dir. by "Kwak Jae-Young"
* Kam Woo-Sung & Sooyoung (Girls' Generation) cast in MBC drama "The Spring Day of My Life"
* Sho Aikawa, Shingo Tsurumi, Sawa Suzuki cast in movie "Z Island"
* Yoo In-Na, Jin Lee-Han, Namgung Min, Lee Young-Eun cast in tvN drama "My Secret Hotel"
* Min A cast in SBS drama "Modern Farmer"
* Yoona (Girls' Generation) cast in movie "Goodbye Ani"
* Kang So-Ra cast in tvN drama "Misaeng"
* Nana Komatsu cast in movie "Bakuman"
* Shota Sometani & Atsuko Maeda cast in movie "Sayonara Kabukicho"
* Kim Sang-Joong, Ma Dong-Seok, Jo Dong-Hyeok, Gang Ye-Won cast in OCN drama "Bad Guys"
* Kim Moo-Yul, Jin Goo, Lee Hyun-Woo cast in movie "Battle of Yeonpyeong"
* Nozomi Sasaki cast in movie "Enishi: The Bride of Izumo"
* Yui Aragaki cast in movie "Kuchibiru ni Uta o"
* No Min-Woo cast in CSTV drama series "The Greatest Wedding"
* Kim Jeong-Hoon cast in drama "City of the Sun"
* Kenichi Endo cast in movie "Kiyamachi Daruma"
* Park Si-Yeon cast in CSTV drama series "The Greatest Wedding"
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Mama *MBC drama
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Night Watchman's Journal *MBC drama
*
Amw-Japan-flag.jpg
Twilight Sasara Saya *teaser
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Kundo : Age of the Rampant *English subtitled
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
The Mermaid *tvN drama
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
It's Okay, That's Love *ep.1-2
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Hi! School - Love On *ep.2
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Tazza 2 *teaser
*
Amw-Japan-flag.jpg
Parasyte Part 1 *teaser
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
The Tunnel
*
Amw-Japan-flag.jpg
Tokyo Tribe
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
The Three Musketeers *tvN drama
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Temptation *ep.1
*
Amw-Japan-flag.jpg
Tears of Grapes
*
Amw-Japan-flag.jpg
Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno *5 min. version
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Haemoo
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
The Pirates *English subtitled
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
It's Okay, That's Love *ep.1
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
My Ordinary Love Story *teaser
*
Amw-South Korea-flag.jpg
Temptation *teaser3

External Links