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Happily Ever After Film in Seattle, Scottsdale, Pittsburgh

posted on 2008-08-11 23:57 EDT
Viz Pictures to release DVD of manga-based live-action comedy in February 2009

Viz Pictures, a sister company of the manga publisher Viz Media, has announced special theatrical screenings for the dark comedy live-action film Happily Ever After. Screenings have been scheduled from August 15 through August 21 at the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle, on October 4 at the Scottsdale International Film Festival in Arizona, and on October 10 as a part of the 2008 Japanese Film Festival at the University of Pittsburgh. After the limited theatrical release, Viz Pictures will release the DVD version in February of 2009.

Based on graphic novel series by Yoshii Gouda and directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Happily Ever After tells the story of a marriage going downhill. Actress Miki Nakatani portrays Yukie Morita, a women who works at a noodle shop and tries desperately to make things work with her husband Isao (played by Hiroshi Abe). Isao gambles and has a bad temper, which is why Yukie's friends advise her to walk away from Isao. However unconditional love prevents her from doing this.

©2007 HAPPILY EVER AFTER Film Partners.


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