name = The Japanese Wife
caption = Movie poster for «The Japanese Wife».
director = Aparna Sen
writer = Kunal Basu (story)
Aparna Sen (screenplay)
starring = Rahul Bose
music = Sagar Desai
editing = Raviranjan Maitra
distributor =Saregama Films
released = October, 2008
runtime = 105 minutes
country = flagicon|India India
«The Japanese Wife» (2008) is the forthcoming Indian film directed by acclaimed director Aparna Sen . It stars Rahul Bose , Raima Sen and Moushumi Chatterjee , and Japanese actress Chigusa Takaku in the title role. It is in English, Bengali and Japanese. [cite web|title=Hindustan Times| work=Aparna Sen Next film|url=http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=b56f523b-0ae7-4af7-a347-bcda&ed1643d9amp;ParentID=c207f947-4a26-4f76-80be-cff2b5b63c069amp;9amp;Headline=Aparna+Sen’s+hands+are+full/|accessdate=24 March|accessyear=2007] This film is scheduled for release in October, 2008. [cite web|title=Hindustan Times| work=The Japanese wife hits theatres in October|url=http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=6&4a5dbf-73fd-469c-9c49-d1141b35d7b49amp;9amp;Headline=EMThe+Japanese+wife%2fEM+hits+theatres+in+October|accessdate=30 January|accessyear=2008]
The story revolves around a young village school teacher ( Rahul Bose ). marrying his Japanese pen friend ( Chigusa Takaku ) over letters and remaining true and loyal to her throughout his life, while actually never meeting her.
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