Athlete

Athlete

アスリート~俺が彼に溺れた日々~

“I want to live my life being me!" A pure love story which pictures the world of the Japanese LGBT community. Kohei, a former competitive swimmer, lives an ordinary life with his wife and... More
1h28m Japan 2019
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Tags
Gay Romance Sports Lust Japan Movies

Synopsis

“I want to live my life being me!"
A pure love story which pictures the world of the Japanese LGBT community. Kohei, a former competitive swimmer, lives an ordinary life with his wife and daughter. After a sudden request for divorce by his wife, he fatefully encounters a beautiful boy named Yutaka. Yutaka, who is struggling to come out to his father, dreams of becoming an animator while working as a live streaming host. Although confused, the two find themselves helplessly drawn to each other. As their worlds collide, they rapidly fall in love, only to realize yet again the harshness of reality, a reality that Yutaka finds himself tired of running away from…

"The freedom to choose and the courage to accept yourself is a gift. And the movie "Athlete" bravely shows us how to unwrap that gift."-Starmometer

Details

Country
Japan
Language
Japanese
Director
Takamasa Oe
Cast
Joe NakamuraKondo YohdiUmegaki Yoshiaki
Awards
Rainbow Reel Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2019, Taoyuan Film Festival 2019
Review
Love Wins in Hit Japanese Movie

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