Antoki no Inochi

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Antoki no Inochi
Antoki no Inochi movie poster.jpg
film poster
Directed by Takahisa Zeze
Written by Masashi Sada (novel)
Distributed by Shochiku
Release date
  • 19 November 2011 (2011-11-19) (Japan)
Running time
131 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Box office US$1,194,047[1]

Antoki no Inochi (アントキノイノチ) is a Japanese film from 2011 directed by Takahisa Zeze.[2] It is based on the novel of the same name by Masashi Sada.[3]



Filming was scheduled to commence in March 2011[3] at locations in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, and Tokyo.[5] Filming was completed by the end of April 2011.[5]


Antoki no Inochi made its worldwide debut in the "World Competition" segment of the 35th Montreal World Film Festival.[6] It made its premiere screening there on 19 August 2011.[6] Furthermore, it was announced on 8 September 2011 that Antoki no Inochi will be participating in the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival and the 16th Busan International Film Festival.[7] In the 16th Busan International Film Festival, the film was showcased under the "A Window on Asian Cinema" program at the festival, which was held from 6 to 14 October 2011.[7] It was also be showcased at the Tokyo International Film Festival on 24 October 2011.[7]



Year Award Category Result Recipient
2011 35th Montreal World Film Festival Innovation Award Won Antoki no Inochi[8]


  1. ^ "Antoki no Inochi box office gross". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 25 November 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f アントキノイノチ [Antoki no Inochi]. (in Japanese). Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Okada Masaki, Eikura Nana star in Zeze Takahisa's "Antoki no Inochi"". Tokyograph. 22 February 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  4. ^ 岡田将生&榮倉奈々「アントキノイノチ」に新キャスト [Masaki Okada and Nana Eikura to star in "Antoki no Inochi"]. Yomiuri Online (in Japanese). Japan: The Yomiuri Shimbun. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  5. ^ a b 岡田将生×榮倉奈々が初共演、さだまさし原作『アントキノイノチ』映画化 [Masaki Okada and Nana Eikura to appear together for first time in "Antoki no Inochi" film based on work by Masashi Sada]. Oricon Style (in Japanese). Japan: Oricon Inc. 22 February 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  6. ^ a b 岡田&榮倉「アントキノイノチ」モントリオール映画祭コンペ部門へ!. (in Japanese). Japan: 2 August 2011. Retrieved 3 August 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c "岡田&榮倉「アントキノイノチ」釜山&東京国際映画祭にW出品". (in Japanese). Japan: 8 September 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "Japanese film wins special prize at Montreal World Film Festival". THE MAINICHI NEWSPAPERS. 29 August 2011. Retrieved 30 August 2011. 

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