Aparna Sen's The Japanese Wife to release on April 9, 2010

The Japanese Wife Poster Mar 13, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Much-discussed film “The Japanese Wife”, directed by National Award winner Aparna Sen (Mr. and Mrs. Iyer), 64, will be released on April nine, according to reports.

Award winning Director Aparna Sen's latest film "The Japanese Wife" has been acquired for US distribution by Databazaar Media Ventures (DMV). Order the DVD Online and get it home delivered - check out DVD Deals »

Written by Kunal Basu (buy the book online), produced by Saregama, edited by Rabiranjan Maitra, music by Sagar Desai,  camera by Anay Goswamy; it stars Rahul Bose, Chigusa Takaku (Kurianesu), Raima Sen, and Moushumi Chatterjee. In Bengali-English-Japanese-Hindi, it was filmed in Kolkata and Sunderbans in India and Yokohama, Tsukuba and Ibaraki in Japan. Takaku reportedly did not know any English and the crew had to talk to her through an interpreter on the sets. Its tagline is “A love poem”.

Congratulating Aparna Sen, Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged India Government and large private conglomerates of India to promote independent cinema. India was full of creative and excellent filmmakers and they only needed an integrated effort in funding, encouragement, marketing/promotion, exposure in global avenues, and organization of world-level film festivals in India, Rajan Zed, who is chairperson of Indo-American Leadership Confederation, added.

Watch the full promo-preview trailer of the Japanese Wife online:

According to official website of the film: “This is a haunting but improbable love story involving three shy people: Snehamoy Chatterjee, an Arithmetic teacher in a school in the interiors of riverine West Bengal; Miyage the Japanese girl who became his wife through a strange sequence of letters, and Sandhya, a widow forced by circumstances to take refuge in his home”.


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