France - 2005 - 35 mm - 88’ - Fiction - 1er fillm
Naoki Sando, a Yakusa chief, has taken the young Kohji under his wing. One day he discovers that his daughter and Kohji are madly in love, so he rebuffs Kohji and sends him away. Years later, Kohji learns that Tanner, Sando’s former partner, has taken off to Montreal with the greyhound race winnings belonging to the Japanese Mafia. Sando feels threatened by the Yakusa chiefs who want to retrieve their money and asks Kohji to track down Tanner. Hoping to get back in the family’s favor, Kohji takes off in his pursuit…
Scénario François Rotger Image Georges Lechaptois Son Dana Farzanehpour & Olivier Dô Hùu Montage Nathalie Langlade & Julie Decondé Musique originale Dan Levy, Irina Lazareanou Interprètes Yusuke Iseya, Gabrielle Lazure, François Trottier, Kumi Kaneko, Yosuke Natsuki, Ryo Kase & Veroushka Knoge
Production & distribution
Les Films à un dollar, 82 boulevard Ornano, 75018 Paris - Tel : + 33 (0)1 55 79 04 04 - Email email@example.com
François Rotger was born in 1963. He studied at the national school of Decorative Arts and the fine Arts academy in Paris. In 1987, he began working as a journalist and as a photographer. Then started directing video and short films in 2000. The Passenger is his first feature film.
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