26.9. - 5.10.2019

Hula Girls Japan 2006 | 110 min | OV | Colour | FF 2007

rated for 0 + years
Based on a true story set in the provincial Japan of 1965, a mining village is set to overcome obsolescence by becominga tourist attraction as Japan's first Hawaiian village, Hula girls and all. But how to dance the Hula? Not everyone is convinced. A passionate dance instructor from Tokyo is faced with a sceptical, conservative village population.
Orig. Title: Hula gâru
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Japanese
Section: Agenda 07
Director: Lee Sang-il
Screenplay: Lee Sang-il, Daisuke Habara
Cast: Yasuko Matsuyuki, Etsushi Toyokawa, Yu Aoi
Producer: Hitomi Ishihara
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Jake Shimabukuro
Camera: Hideo Yamamoto
Set Designer: Yohei Taneda
Cutter: Tsuyoshi Imai
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Fortissimo Films, Veemarkt 77-79, 1019 DA Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tel: +31 20 627 32 15, Fax: +31 20 626 11 55, email:,
Production: Cine Qua Non