[10th May 2011]


The First Grader is a movie based on a true story of Mr. Kimani Ng’ang’a Maruge who entered elementary school in Kenya when he was 84 years old.  This is great film that expresses Maruge’s determination to learn despite his old age. The movie will cheer up its audiences and encourage the Japanese people to hold on in spite of the hard times being experienced.

Title: The First Grader
Release Date: July 30, 2011
Theater: Tokyo, Iwanami hall and others, 5 big cities of the whole country
Distributor: The Klockworx Co., Ltd.

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