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Masaharu Fukuyama among Hochi film award winners
16:30 JST, December 23, 2022
Popular actor-singer Masaharu Fukuyama won the award for best actor in a leading role for his performance in “Chinmoku no Parade” (“Silent Parade”) at the Hochi Eigasho film award ceremony held at a Tokyo hotel on Thursday.
The Hochi awards herald the beginning of the major film award race this season.
“I was 18 when I came to Tokyo with determination to become somebody. I feel as if I’ve achieved the goal once here,” Fukuyama, 53, said of his joy.
Other award winners included Kasumi Arimura, 29, who won the award for best actress in a leading role for “Zenkamono” (“Prior Convictions”). The award for best picture went to “Aru Otoko” (“A Man”), directed by Kei Ishikawa
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