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A Banana? At This Time of Night?
Movie Comedy Tearjerker
© 2018 “A Banana? At This Time of Night?” Film Partners
Yasuaki Shikano, 34. Suffering from muscular dystrophy, wheelchair user. Self-centered, talkative, overly free-spirited! But everybody loves this man who lives life to the fullest— A true story of laughter and tears.
Shikano lives in Sapporo, suffers from muscular dystrophy, wheelchair user.
The only parts of his body he can move are his neck and hands.
But he leaves the hospital and chooses an offbeat life of independence.
He recruits volunteers and has them cater to his every whim.
He demands a banana in the middle of the night.
Audacious, falls in love easily, talks a lot.
He falls in love at first sight with Misaki (Mitsuki Takahata), a new volunteer.
He constantly rags on Tanaka (Haruma Miura), a med school student.
But he isn't aware that they are a couple...
Honest with himself and interacts with everybody as equals.
He has a dream that he desperately wants to achieve.
By encountering this man, people's lives begin to shine--
CastsYo Oizumi (大泉洋)
Mitsuki Takahata (高畑充希)
Haruma Miura (三浦春馬)
DurationApprox. 120 min
International sales companyNipponTV
RemarksJapanese Theatrical Release: December 28th, 2018
Screen Size: 1:1.85
Directed by Tetsu Maeda
Screenplay by Hiroshi Hashimoto
Music by Harumi Fuuki
Based on “A Banana? At This Time of Night?” written by Kazufumi Watanabe (Bungeishunju Ltd.)