The Blue Light

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Ao no Honō (青の炎, The Blue Flame, internationally known as The Blue Light) is a 2003 Japanese film based on the novel of the same name by Yusuke Kishi, directed and co-written by Yukio Ninagawa, and starring Kazunari Ninomiya and Aya Matsuura. read more
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Ao no Honō (青の炎, The Blue Flame, internationally known as The Blue Light) is a 2003 Japanese film based on the novel of the same name by Yusuke Kishi, directed and co-written by Yukio Ninagawa, and starring Kazunari Ninomiya and Aya Matsuura. The film portrays Ninomiya playing Shūichi, a high school student finding a way to get rid of his stepfather, who returns home and begins to terrorize his family. Ao no Honō was released in Japan on March 15, 2003 and was shown at the Cannes Film Festival in France on May 15, 2003.

Original Release

03/15/2003

Cast

Kazunari Ninomiya Shuuichi Kushimori
Aya Matsuura Noriko Fukuhara
Kansai Yamamoto Ryuji Sone
Baijaku Nakamura Eiji Yamamoto
Anne Suzuki Haruka Kushimori
Naomasa Musaka Masashi Kano
Naoto Takenaka Shishobako no Otoko
Kumiko Akiyoshi Yuuko Kushimori
Toshiaki Karasawa Shintaro Kanzaki
Mike Han
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Yukio Ninagawa

Writers

Yukio Ninagawa, Takuya Miyawaki, Yûsuke Kishi

Cast

Kazunari Ninomiya Shuuichi Kushimori
Aya Matsuura Noriko Fukuhara
Kansai Yamamoto Ryuji Sone
Baijaku Nakamura Eiji Yamamoto
Anne Suzuki Haruka Kushimori
Naomasa Musaka Masashi Kano
Naoto Takenaka Shishobako no Otoko
Kumiko Akiyoshi Yuuko Kushimori
Toshiaki Karasawa Shintaro Kanzaki
Mike Han
Yôsuke Kawamura
Koji Yamamoto Football Player

Producers

Tsuguhiko Kadokawa Executive Producer
Tamotsu Shiina Producer

Editors

Akimasa Kawashima

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