Director: Kanji NAKAJIMA

Kanji Nakajima makes films via a novel approach as director, writer, cinematographer and musician. His first feature, “Fe” (‘94), won best newcomer (Portugal-Figueira da fos International Film Festival, grand prix (UNESCO Art & Pedagogic International Film Festival) and best cinematography (PIA Film Festival).

His second film, “THE BOX” (’02) showed at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and won a Special Mention at the Torino International Film Festival.

THE CLONE RETURNS HOME
(35mm/110 min/color/American Vista/DTS Stereo/Japanese/Japan)
Directed by Kanji NAKAJIMA
Genre: Sci-fi Drama

Story
Kohei TAKAHARA, an astronaut who dies in the line of duty, is legally resurrected as a clone; however, contrary to the scientists’ expectations, he reverts to his childhood memories when his twin brother drowned sacrificing his life for Kohei. Kohei’s clone discovers the body of his former self mistakenly believing that it is his deceased twin.
Relieving his tragic past, he sets off carrying his corpse body on a journey to the beautiful hometown where he lived twin his now dead mother. What shocking discovery will the second clone of Kohei make in the ruins of his hometown?

cast:
Mitsuhiro OIKAWA, Eri ISHIDA, Hiromi NAGASAKU, Kyusaku SHIMADA, Toru SHINAGAWA, Kenichi YAJIMA, Ryo TSUKAMOTO, Sho TSUKAMOTO

Staff:
Production Company: AGUNG INC. / Executive producer: Wim Wenders / Director & Writer: Kanji NAKAJIMA / Producers: Kiyoshi INOUE, Rie YAMAMOTO, Yoshiaki TAGO / Production Design: Takeo KIMURA / Hair - Makeup Designer: Chiaki SHIMADA / Cinematographer: Hideho URATA / Gaffer: Yoshio TSUNETANI / Art Director: Norifumi ATAKA / Sound Mixer: Masaru USUI

ⓒ2008 The Clone Returns Home Film Partners