MIPCOM 2019 will feature The Return as a world premiere TV screening on October 15, 2019.
Co-produced by Nihon Eiga Broadcasting Corporation along with its production committee, the 120-minute drama special follows an outlaw who returns to his hometown, where he reflects on his past misdeeds and meets a young woman in trouble. Shigemichi Sugita directed and co-wrote The Return for the pay-TV service Samurai Drama Channel. Kansai TV will oversee international sales.
MIPCOM will take place from October 14-17 in Cannes, France.