The Film Catalogue
The Homeless Student

The Homeless Student

: Homeless Chugakusei, Hômuresu chûgakusei

Comedy, Drama | Japanese | 116 minutes

Company

Toho Co., Ltd.


Cast & Crew

Director

Tomoyuki Furumaya

Producers

Toshiie Tomita, Hisashi Usui, Yoshihiko Taneda, Sigeji Maeda

Writers

Noriko Goto, Tomoyuki Furumaya

Cast

Yuko Tanaka, Teppei Koike


Synopsis

Based on the instant best-seller autobiography (sold over one million copies only two months after publication) by Hiroshi Tamura from the comedian duo ”Kirin”, the film depicts of a boy’s adolescent life, filled with love and warmth, tears and laughter, suddenly prompted by an unpredictable incident. Hiroshi, an 8th grader, comes home to find his home seized. Yet, naturally the family breaks up in accordance to his father’s only word, “Everybody dismissed!”. From that day on, separated from his brother and sister, homeless Hiroshi struggles to live at a nearby park, unexpectedly discovering all the love that surrounds him.

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Completion Year

2008


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