Keiko Kitagawa promotes new film

Keiko Kitagawa and Masaki OkadaJapanese actress Keiko Kitagawa and actor Masaki Okada attended a PR event for their upcoming film Matataki at the Nogi Shrine in Akasaka, Tokyo, a popular shrine for people to tie the knot.

The movie is based on a novel by Ren Kawahara which tells the sad love story of a woman who lost her beloved in a traffic accident and now gets haunted by the memories of that tragic accident.

“At first I had troubles playing a woman with such a wound, but I hope you’ll see a new side of me,” Kitagawa commented with confidence.

The movie will open in Japan on June 19, 2010.