Trailer for “Balloon Relay” starring Yuiko Kariya and Shotaro Okubo
By Kevin Ouellette on April 26, 2012 at 9:18pm EDT
The original plot proposal for the film was submitted for United Cinemas’s “Cinema Plot Competition” and will be the first theatrical release for Fujimura.
It stars Yuiko Kariya of the TV dramas “Kingyo Club” and “Suzuki Sensei” as a middle school girl named Kozue who finds a red balloon with an SD card attached to it. On the SD card is an invitation to the wedding of two complete strangers. In order to escape her daily doldrums, Kozue decides to go to the wedding with her classmate, Kikuchi (Shotaro Okubo of D2). However, along the way they cross paths with a pair of suspicious men, a mysterious girl, and a strange cop. When they finally make it to wedding, they get drawn into the fray of yet another unexpected situation.
“Balloon Relay” will be released at United Cinemas Toyosu and United Cinemas Urawa on June 23, 2012.