Hanezu (, translit.Hanezu no tsuki) is 2011 Japanese drama film directed by Naomi Kawase, based on a novel by Masako Bando. The title is an ancient Japanese word for a shade of red, taken from the 8th century poetry collection Man'yōshū. The story is set in contemporary time in the Asuka area and recalls the ancient history of the place. The film premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

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    director Naomi Kawase
    editor Naomi Kawase Tina Baz Yusuke Kaneku
    genre drama
    musicBy Hasiken
    productionCompany Kumie
    theme japanese