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February 17, 2019

“Candyman” director Bernard Rose has helmed a new Japanese film, “Samurai Marathon,” which HanWay Films will introduce to buyers in Berlin. The picture has an original score by Philip Glass and is produced by HanWay’s Jeremy Thomas. Thomas has a pedigree in Japanese cinema, making films including “13 Assassins” and “Hara-Kiri.” He has again teamed with Toshiaki Nakazawa, who produced the Academy Award-winning “Departures,” on “Samurai Marathon.”

The film is rooted in real events and set in the 1850s, when the country was beginning to interact with the West. Danny Huston (“Stan & Ollie”) plays Commodore Perry, who was instrumental in that process. The marathon is still run in Japan.

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