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Gaga for rights to Japan’s ‘Halfway’

Film stars Kie Kitano, Masaki Okada

TOKYO — Gaga Communications has picked up international sales and Japanese distribution rights to “Halfway,” produced by arthouse fave Shunji Iwai.

The directorial debut of hitmaking TV scripter Eriko Kitagawa stars Kie Kitano and Masaki Okada as a teen couple who face relationship troubles as they approach high school graduation.

Kitagawa’s credits include the smash TV drama series “Long Vacation” and “Beautiful Life.” Iwai, whose pics include “All About Lily Chou Chou” and the international anthology “New York, I Love You,” is producing together with top Japanese music biz producer Takeshi Kobayashi.

Gaga will release the pic in Japan in February.

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