Father of the Milky Way Railroad

Father of the Milky Way Railroad 2023

Biopic based on the life of poet and novelist Kenji Miyazawa, one of Japan’s most read and beloved authors of children’s stories. The story traces the genius writer’s brief but amazing life through his relationship with his loving father Masajiro, a successful pawnbroker and modern man of the Meiji era who struggles to keep up with his eccentric son’s ambitions.

  • Released: 2023-05-05
  • Runtime: 128 minutes
  • Genre: Drama, Family
  • Stars: Koji Yakusho, Masaki Suda, Nana Mori, Yudai Toyoda, Maki Sakai, Min Tanaka
  • Director: Izuru Narushima