The Sun Stands Still
Taiyo wa Ugokanai
Director: Eiichiro Hasumi
Writers: Shuichi Yoshida (novel), Tamio Hayashi
Kazuhiko Takano (Tatsuya) and Ryoichi Taoka (Ryoma Takeuchi) are agents for industrial spy organization “AN Tsuushin.” They are are in a struggle over information on solar energy development. Other counties seek the innovative solar energy technology. A conspiracy exits behind the technology which can shake the political and economic world in Japan. Kazuhiko Takano faces Korean spy Kim, mysterious woman Ayako, and powerful men from different countries.
This is a large-scale movie & drama series project that will take over half a year, and will begin shooting in early 2019. The movie will be released both nationwide (throughout Japan) but also talks of international screenings have been planned.
Release delayed due to Coronavirus pandemic. Originally to be released in cinemas 15 May 2020 (Japan) but postponed to 5th March 2021 (Japan).
The title track for the movie is 「泡」(Foam) by King Gnu.