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Sakura Ando reveals the truth about her “retirement crisis” at the Japan Academy Prize.

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Sakura Ando won the “Best Supporting Actress” award at the Japan Academy Prize. She revealed that she was thinking of retiring…

At the 46th Japan Academy Awards ceremony, Sakura Ando won the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in the movie “A Certain Man. During her acceptance speech, it was revealed that she was in “danger of retiring” from acting because she was caught between raising her children and filming.

The film for which Ando won the Best Supporting Actress Award was based on the best-selling novel by Keiichiro Hirano. The film was also directed by Kei Ishikawa, a genius director who is highly acclaimed both in Japan and abroad.

In an interview before the announcement of the “Best Supporting Actress” award, Masataka Kubota, who played the role of a married couple, told the audience, “We were filming in Yamanashi, but Sakura jumped on an express train to go see her child. I was filming in Yamanashi, but Sakura jumped on an express train to go see her kids. Satoshi Tsumabuki, who stars in the film, also revealed that he had been thinking of retiring after this film, which was a shock to the audience.

After winning the Grand Prize, Ando took the stage in tears. In his speech, he said, “I didn’t think that Bukky (Tsumabuki) would reveal to me in such a way that I had been thinking of quitting, and I was kind of pathetic. But he said, ‘Even if I feel crushed because I can’t do it, even if I dwell on it, it doesn’t mean I’m going to die. It was a site where I could clearly see that I loved being on set more than anything else, and that I couldn’t find anything else like it.

In this film, Rie Taniguchi (played by Ando) returns to her hometown with her child after her divorce, and eventually meets Daisuke (Masataka Kubota) and remarries. One day, while living happily with her newborn child, her husband dies.

In the midst of her grief, it becomes clear that the husband she thought she loved is not Daisuke, and together with her lawyer Akira Kido (Satoshi Tsumabuki), Rie tries to discover the truth about “a man” who lived as Daisuke.

What exactly happened during the filming of this movie, which attracted the attention of the world including the Venice International Film Festival, can be found at …….

On the first day of shooting, Ando shot a scene in a stationery store at the beginning of the film. When she shot the scene in which Satoe holds a pen in her hand and bursts into tears, the director said, ‘It’s OK, but something might be wrong, so I want to do it again,’ and then he said, ‘It’s not real. I didn’t know where to go from there, and I was at a loss for about three days,” said a director of a production company, confessing his painful feelings at the time.

(A director of a production company) Ando Sakura has twice won the Japan Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for “Shoplifters” in 2006, following “Hyakuen no Koi” in 2003. Why was director Ishikawa not satisfied with her performance as the famed possession-type monster actress?

When he saw the scene in which Satoe burst into tears, Ishikawa recalled Ando’s “crying performance” in “Shoplifters’ Families,” and said that he felt she was being pulled into the same image that won her so much praise at the Cannes International Film Festival, so he repeated takes of the scene.

After all these hardships, he was able to take a wonderful first cut of the film, which was different from the “crying performance. Looking back on the shoot, Ando herself said, “Director Ishikawa beat me to it.

However, Ando’s “retirement crisis” has not yet passed. At the Japan Academy Prize award ceremony, Ando expressed her true feelings as follows.

However, for me, “child-rearing” and “filming” are not going well at the moment. I think it’s probably a part of the filming system.

I don’t know what to do about it, so I’m worried about it, but I hope that we can cooperate with each other in family meetings each time, and I hope to be able to return to the scenes I love.

He chose his words carefully, but pointed out the problems he has with the film industry.

Nippon TV’s Mami Mizuto, who was broadcasting the awards ceremony, also wept. When Ando appeared in the studio, she wiped away her tears and asked, ‘Is it still difficult? Many working mothers who are raising children while working are flooding social networking sites with comments sympathizing with them.

March 12, coincidentally, was the final episode of “Brush Up Life” (NTV), in which Ando played the leading role for the first time in a commercial drama series. Ando, who played her first starring role in a commercial drama in this film, said after the crank-up

After the crank-up, Ando, who played her first starring role in a commercial TV drama, expressed her joy by saying, “I’ve had a lot of fun every day, and I’m filled with a feeling of ‘I love you’ for spending time with everyone I love.

Ando’s starring role in the film will be a great opportunity for the actress to showcase her talent and her talent as a director.

Ando’s lead role brings together a superb cast of actors, including Haruka Kiminami, Asami Mizukawa, Kaho, Shota Sometani, Momori Matsuzaka, Hana Kuroki, Toruko Miura, Mirai Shida, Noriko Eguchi, and Tadanobu Asano. If Ando had decided to retire after “A Certain Man,” “Brush Up Your Life,” the most talked-about film of the current season, might have turned out differently,” said a producer from a production company.

Sakura Ando’s “retirement crisis” was revealed on the stage of the awards ceremony. Her husband, Tasuku Emoto, will appear as an important cast member in next year’s historical drama “Hikaru Kimi e” (NHK). If Ando is unable to work as an actress during the filming of the drama, it will be a loss to the Japanese film industry.

  • Text Ukon Shima (Broadcaster and Video Producer)

    He is involved in program production in a wide range of genres, including variety, news, and sports programs. He has also planned and published many books on female TV announcers, idols, and the TV industry. While working on documentary programs, he became interested in history and recently published "Ieyasu was dead in Sekigahara" (Takeshobo Shinsho). She is also publishing the e-book series "Ibun Chakurezuregusa.

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