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- Movie: The Sun Does Not Move (literal title)
- Romaji: Taiyo wa Ugokanai
- Japanese: 太陽は動かない
- Director: Eiichiro Hasumi
- Writer: Shuichi Yoshida (novel), Tamio Hayashi
- Producer: Akira Morii, Masaki Koide, Atsushi Furuya
- Cinematographer: Tomoo Ezaki
- Release Date: March 5, 2021
- Runtime: 110 min.
- Distributor: Warner Bros. Japan
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
Kazuhiko Takano (Tatsuya Fujiwara) and Ryoichi Taoka (Ryoma Takeuchi) are agents for industrial spy organization "AN Tsuushin." They are are in a struggle over information on solar energy development. Other counties seek the innovative solar energy technology. A conspiracy exits behind the technology which can shake the political and economic world in Japan.
Kazuhiko Takano faces Korean spy Kim, mysterious woman Ayako, and powerful men from different countries.
- Based on two novels in the “Kazuhiko Takano Series” by Shuichi Yoshida: “Taiyo wa Ugokanai" (published April 25, 2012 by Gentosha) and “Mori wa Shitte Iru” (published April 22, 2015 by Gentosha).
- Movie's theme song is "Awa" by King Gnu.
- Movie was first scheduled for release in Japan on May 15, 2020, but postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Related titles:
- The Sun Does Not Move | Taiyo wa Ugokanai: The Eclipse (WOWOW / 2020)
- The Sun Does Not Move | Taiyo wa Ugokanai (2021)
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