Press Release June 1, 2013 Duckbil Entertainment Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) Theatrical Movie “Fly Me To Minami” Produc5on No5ce Singapore based Duckbil Entertainment con5nues their eﬀort to create global entertainment content from Asia. With Duckbil ’s ﬁrst live- ‐ac5on movie, ” Fly Me To Minami " the produc5on has entered the ﬁnal stage. We had par5cipated in Osaka Asian Film Fes5val compe55on in March with “Rush” version and it was received warmly in three occasions.
This work is ﬁlmed in Osaka Minami, Seoul and Hong Kong. These three ci5es stage sad and beau5ful love stories. Director Lim Kah Wai, up- ‐and- ‐coming ﬁlmmaker from Malaysia, who depicts and maximizes the charm of the three ci5es.
We hope this small ﬁlm may increase awareness of Osaka, Japan and may many people visit Minami district of the city.
Also this ﬁlm is seeking distribu5on partners and sponsors in Hong Kong and other Asian countries.
[Plot] There are two diﬀerent love aﬀairs this winter.
Sherine, a talented editor of a leading Hong Kong fashion magazine was ordered to come to Osaka suddenly during winter holiday season. Because the assignment was in such a short no5ce, she could not get hold of professional photographers. Instead Sherine’s friend Naomi introduced her brother Tatsuya, an armature photographer for Sherine’s disposal. Through their work, distance between Sherine and Tatsuya gets closer.
Sol- ‐ah, a part- ‐5me ﬂight a_endant and a co- ‐owner of Japanese fashion shop in Seoul visits Osaka Minami to see Her lover, Shinsuke. He is married with a son and is running Korean shop in Minami. Sol- ‐ah tries to ﬁnd out ways to get out from this no- ‐way- ‐out situa5on.
It was par5cularly cold winter in Minami. 1
[Main Cas5ng] Sherine Wong, Kenji Kohashi, Paek Sol- ‐ah, Terunosuke Takezai, Miho Fujima, Tomomi Iwamura [About The Director] Ethnic Chinese Malaysian ﬁlm Director Lim Kah Wai was educated in Osaka, Japan and Beijing. He has been called “Cinema Driber” for his unique style of ﬁlm making in various Asian places in mul5- ‐cultural sedngs. His recent three works in this genre has a_racted interna5onal a_en5on: “Aber Al These Years (2010)”, “Magic and Loss (2010)", and “Dawn of the New World (2011)”, Cinema Driber trilogy. [Main Produc5on Staﬀ] Execu5ve Producer: Yorihiko Kato Co- ‐Execu5ve Producers: Masahiro Ihara, Katsunori Ura, Katsutoshi Producer: Hideki Kunugiyama, Lim Kah Wai Co- ‐Producer: Hiroaki Miki Co- ‐Scriptor: Aki Itami Character Design: Isao Tsuge Camera: Tetsuhiro Kato Art: Setsuko Shiokawa Recording: Aya Yamashita Costume: Akinori Usui Make- ‐up: Eri Kitagawa Line Producers: Yusuke Tomonaga, Shinju Funahiki Assistant Director: Akihito Kajiya