My Man (2014 film)

My Man

The Original Japanese Poster.
Directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
Written by Takashi Ujita
Based on Watashi no Otoko
by Kazuki Sakuraba
Starring Fumi Nikaidō
Tadanobu Asano
Kengo Kora
Music by Jim O'Rourke
Edited by Zenzuke Hori
Release dates
  • 14 June 2014 (2014-06-14)
Running time
129 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese
Box office ¥19.4 million (Japan)

My Man (私の男 Watashi no Otoko) is a 2014 Japanese romantic drama film directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri and based on Kazuki Sakuraba's Watashi no Otoko novel.[1] It was released on 14 June 2014 in Japan.[2] The film won the Golden George at the 36th Moscow International Film Festival[3][4] and Tadanobu Asano won the award for Best Actor.[5] Fumi Nikaidō won International Rising Star Award for this film at New York Asian Film Festival[6] and Best Actress at 6th TAMA Film Awards.


Young Hana had lost everything in the earthquake and tsunami and was being taken care of by a relative named Jungo. As Hana grew up she began to fall in love with her own relative.



The film has grossed ¥19.4 million in Japan.[8]


  1. Kevin Ma (20 May 2014). "My Man joins Moscow competition". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  2. 私の男 (2013). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  3. ""My Man" named best film at Moscow". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  4. "Japanese film 'My Man' wins Moscow Film Festival's main prize". Itar. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  5. "36 MIFF Prizes". MIFF. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  6. Jeffrey T. (12 July 2014). "Fumi Nikaido takes Rising Star Award at the 13th Annual New York Asian Film Festival". nihongogo. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
  7. キャストなどの出典。禁断の愛を描く直木賞受賞作品、映画 『私の男』 キャスト発表! (in Japanese). Nikkatsu. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  8. Kevin Ma (19 June 2014). "Frozen momentum cooling in Japan". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
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