Miki Nakatani (centre) in a still from First Gentleman (category I, Japanese), directed by Hayato Kawai. Kei Tanaka co-stars.
Miki Nakatani (centre) in a still from First Gentleman (category I, Japanese), directed by Hayato Kawai. Kei Tanaka co-stars.

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First Gentleman movie review: Miki Nakatani plays Japan’s prime minister in comedy with shockingly regressive views on gender roles

  • The idea of a woman becoming the Japanese prime minister is apparently so preposterous that this comedy centres around the idea
  • Miki Nakatani plays the female politician, while Kei Tanaka plays her incompetent and bumbling husband in this anachronistic sexist travesty

Miki Nakatani (centre) in a still from First Gentleman (category I, Japanese), directed by Hayato Kawai. Kei Tanaka co-stars.
Miki Nakatani (centre) in a still from First Gentleman (category I, Japanese), directed by Hayato Kawai. Kei Tanaka co-stars.
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