Based on the life of movie director Keisuke Kinoshita.
As a young man, Keisuke Kinoshita (Ryo Kase) carried his mother on a handcart across a mountain. He grew up as a hotblooded young man and was monitored by the military. He then joined Shochiku movie company, to eventually become a movie director.
1. Movie is made to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of director Keisuke Kinoshita’s birth (December 5, 1912 – December 30, 1998).
2. Filming begins November 9, 2012 and will take place in Shizuoka Prefecture, Nagano Prefecture, & Gunma Prefecture. Filming will finish late November, 2012 and production will finish February, 2013.
3. Filming finished November 29, 2012 in Hamamatsu,Shizuoka Prefecture. The last scene filmed involved Keisuke (Ryo Kase), his mother (Yuko Tanaka) and delivery man (Gaku Hamada).