Boy's Choir Poster

Release Date: 2000

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
In 1970s Japan, 15-year-old Michio (Atsushi Ito) is taken to a rural orphanage after his father dies. There, he becomes friends with Yasuo (Sora Toma), a soprano in the choir. Following the other boy's lead, and despite his speech impediment, Michio joins up. The boys' relationship deepens as they become more obsessed with the choir. But their idyllic world is disrupted when a revolutionary named Satomi (Ryoko Takizawa) is given sanctuary at the orphanage.

Cast: Atsushi Ito, Sora Toma, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryoko Takizawa, Ken Mitsuishi, Reita Serizawa, Jun Kunimura, Shigeru Izumiya

Director: Akira Ogata

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Escape, Growing up, 1970s, Friendship, Touching, Engaging