We covered this film on the old S&A site, while it was still playing the festival circuit, and when it enjoyed a lengthy though limited theatrical run in 2010.
According to Box Office Mojo, it totaled roughly $55,000 in ticket sales, playing in theaters from March through September of last year, and was well-reviewed by critics.
Directed by Aaron Woolfolk, I learned last week that The Harimaya Bridge will receive a DVD/Blu-ray release on October 18th, which is good news for those who never got the opportunity to see it in theaters. And with this news of its home video release, a brand new trailer was recut to market it, which I embedded below.
Here’s a brief recap of the film:
Executive produced by Danny Glover (who also co-stars in it),
By the way, Woolfolk is said to be the first African American to make a feature film in Japan.
CLICK HERE to check out a revealing interview with director Aaron, in which he talks about his experiences in Japan that led up to the film’s creation, and then watch its new trailer below: