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Kawaki (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,627Details
International Box Office $6,440,852Details
Worldwide Box Office $6,457,479
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In The World Of Kanako, broken ex-detective Akikazu searches for his missing teenage daughter, only to discover that she may not be the person who he once thought she was following a shocking trail of drugs, sex and violence.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,655 $16,627
All Time International Box Office (Rank 4,201-4,300) 4,221 $6,440,852
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,329 $6,457,479
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,086 $16,627

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 4th, 2015 (Limited) by Drafthouse Films, released as The World of Kanako
International Releases: June 27th, 2014 (Wide) (Japan)
Video Release: December 4th, 2015 by Cinedigm, released as The World of Kanako
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 118 minutes
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Narcotics, Missing Person, Juvenile Delinquent, Sex Crimes, Bullies, Voiceover/Narration, Organized Crime
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tom Yoka, GAGA Corporation, Licri Inc.
Production Countries: Japan

Leading Cast

   Akikazu Fujishima

Supporting Cast

Satoshi Tsumabuki    Det. Asai
Hiroya Shimizu    Boy
Fumi Nikaido    Nami Endo
Ai Hashimoto    Emi
Jun Kunimura    Dr. Tsujimura
Asuka Kurosawa    Akikazu’s Ex-Wife
Munetaka Aoki    Sakiyama
Joe Odagiri    Det. Aikawa
Miki Nakatani    Rie Higashi

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Production and Technical Credits

Tetsuya Nakashima    Screenwriter
Nobuhiro Monma    Screenwriter
Miako Tadano    Screenwriter
Odake Satomi    Producer
Yutaka Suzuki    Producer
Naohito Miyamoto    Executive Producer
Toshihiro Isomi    Production Designer
Yoshiyuki Koike    Editor
Shoichi Ato    Director of Photography

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/12/04 60 $6,834   11 $621   $6,834 1
2015/12/11 76 $1,190 -83% 7 $170   $11,101 2
2015/12/18 81 $310 -74% 1 $310   $12,189 3
2015/12/25 69 $55 -82% 1 $55   $12,772 4
2016/01/01 71 $1,271 +2,211% 3 $424   $14,129 5
2016/01/08 84 $434 -66% 1 $434   $15,336 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/12/04 65 $9,911   12 $826   $9,911 1
2015/12/11 79 $1,968 -80% 10 $197   $11,879 2
2015/12/18 74 $838 -57% 2 $419   $12,717 3
2015/12/25 77 $141 -83% 1 $141   $12,858 4
2016/01/01 73 $2,044 +1,350% 3 $681   $14,902 5
2016/01/08 79 $1,620 -21% 3 $540   $16,522 6
2016/01/15 83 $105 -94% 1 $105   $16,627 7

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Japan 6/27/2014 $1,107,089 303 305 1520 $6,440,852 12/17/2015
International Total$6,440,852 12/17/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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