Tokyo Sonata

Movie information

Every family has its secrets. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language.
Released on:
March 13, 2009 (NY, LA)

Previously Announced Release Dates:
March 20, 2009

Regent Releasing

Status: Released

Haruka Igawa, Inowaki Kai, Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyoko Koizumi, Yu Koyanagi, Jason Gray, Kanji Tsuda, Koji Yakusho

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Screenwriter: Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Max Mannix, Sachiko Tanaka

Genre: Drama
About the film:
TOKYO SONATA is a portrait of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. The father who abruptly loses his job conceals the truth from his family; the eldest son in college hardly returns home; the youngest son furtively takes piano lessons without telling his parents; and the mother, who knows deep down that her role is to keep the family together, cannot find the will to do so. From the exterior, all is normal and the same. But somehow, a single, unforeseeable chasm has appeared within the family, only to spread ever so quietly and quickly to disintegrate them.
Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $28,345 (2 theaters) | Domestic Total: $278,356
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rosemarie byrne – rocky river (cleveland) Ohio
March 12, 2009 - 09:56

Will this film be coming to the Cleveland OH area, and when and what theatre?