I Love You

 

Cast:

Oshitari Akiko as Mizukoshi Asako

Tanaka Minoru as Mizukoshi Ryuichi

Okazaki Ai as Mizukoshi Ai

Fuwa Mansaku as Morita Yuko

Takano Sachiko as Sasaki Katsuko

Uemura Rina as Konno Natsumi

 

Crew:

 

Director:

Osawa Yutaka

Co-Director:

Yonaiyama Akihiro

Director of Photography:

Okazaki Kozo

Original Story & Script:

Okaza Yukiko

Music:

Sato Keiko

Musical Producer:

Inagaki Junichi

Producer

Kawasaki Tatsuya

 

Credit

 

Sponsored by:

The Foundation to Promote Art & Culture

Produced by:

Kobushi Productions Inc & "I Love You" Production Committee

With the Cooperation of:

Toyoda-Town, Shizuoka Prefecture

 

Information about Actor / Director:

 

Oshidari Akiko

Born 1970 in Japan's northernmost province of Hokkaido, Akiko graduated form the Yokohama High School for the Deaf and Aoba Junior College. A regular on an NHK educational program that teaches sign language, "I Love You" is her feature film debut. Akiko's hobbies include patchwork quilting and seeing movies.

Tanaka Minoru

Born 1966 in Tokyo, Minoru enrolled into Tatsuya Nakadai's School of Actors upon graduating from high school. He appears in numerous TV dramas, theatrical production and big screen

Okazaki Ai

Ai was born in Tokyo in 1989 and has belonged to a children theatre group for many years. She appears on film, TV, and commercials. Listed among Ai's accomplishments are tap dancing, singing, mono cycling, self-taught signing and her hobbies include sketching.

Director - Osawa Yutaka

Born in Gunma Prefecture in 1935, Osawa is a mainstream director and producer of Japanese films with social themes.

Co-Director - Yonaiyama Akihiro

Born in Tokyo in 1952 to deaf parents, Yonaiyama's mother tongue is sign language. In 1981, he performed in 84 overseas venues with the American Deaf Theatre. On returning to Japan, he met the famous TV personality, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, and together they established Japan's own Deaf Theatre. Having appeared in numerous productions, Yonaiyama was awarded a major prize in the 1987 National Art Festival Award.