Hitsudan Hostess (2010)

Japan 01/10/2010 (JP) DramaTV Movie 1h 32m

Overview

The story is based on the bestselling autobiography of 25-year-old Rie Saito, who became a number-one hostess in Ginza despite being deaf. "Hitsudan Hostess" was published by Kobunsha this past May, and so far it has sold roughly 115,000 copies. The book depicts the life of Saito, who was born in Aomori and became deaf at the age of 1 due to an illness. She rebelled against her strict parents, and she ran away from home several times as a youth. At a local club, she began taking an interest in "hitsudan" (communicating through writing), which she later made use of when she moved to Tokyo and became a popular hostess at a Ginza club. --Tokyograph

  1. Hajime Takezono

    Director

  2. Ayako Katō

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Keiko Kitagawa

    Keiko Kitagawa

    Rie Saito

  2. Seiji Fukushi

    Seiji Fukushi

    Satoshi Saito

  3. Yoshiko Tanaka

    Yoshiko Tanaka

    Emiko Saito

  4. Kenjirô Nashimoto

    Kenjirô Nashimoto

    Shiro Saito

  5. Satomi Tezuka

    Satomi Tezuka

    Kyoko Nagai

  6. Jun Inoue

    Shisei Kobashi

  7. Naho Toda

    Naho Toda

    Miharu Kawahara

  8. Takashi Sasano

    Takashi Sasano

    Kyojo Segawa

  9. Natsuko Aso

    Hikari

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Full Cast & Crew

Hitsudan Hostess
Hitsudan Hostess

Original Title 筆談ホステス

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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