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KEY OF LIFE 鍵泥棒のメソッド

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(c)2012"Key of Life" Film Partner  
 
SESSION TIME Monday 28 November 18:30
GENRE Comedy / Drama
Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over
 

Racy suspense comedy by director Uchida Kenji, who wowed audiences with his storytelling prowess in After School and A Stranger of Mine, winner of four awards at the Cannes Critics Weeks. Features popular stars like Sakai Masato, who teamed up with Uchida in his previous films.  Sakurai is a struggling actor, and Kondo is a hit-man with amnesia. Sakurai, who became a hit-man on a whim, finds himself taking on dangerous jobs. Kondo, caught up in pretending to be Sakurai for a play, is being wooed by Kanae.

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NAKAMURA KANZABURO THE MOVIE 映画 中村勘三郎

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(c)2013 Fuji Television Network  
 
SESSION TIME Tuesday 29 November 18:30
GENRE Documentary
Parental guidance recommended for younger viewers


This rare documentary features Nakamura Kanzaburō XVIII, a popular Kabuki actor who died of cancer at the age of 57 in 2012. With nearly 7,000 hours of footage that captured his life journey, the film takes us through his enthusiastic life as one of the greatest Kabuki Actors of our time, and his personal side as a father of two sons succeeding his path as descendants of the family with a long history in Kabuki tradition. Thoughtfully selected scenes from thousands of hours of footage offer insight into the true essence of a historical legend. Kanzaburo will never die…because his heart lives on in those who follow.

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TWILIGHT: SAYA IN SASARA トワイライトささらさや

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(c)2014 "TWILIGHT SASARASAYA" FILM PARTNERS  
 
SESSION TIME Wednesday 30 November 18:30 
GENRE Drama
Parental guidance recommended for younger viewers

Film adaptation of Kanou Tomoko's fantasy mystery novel "Sasara Saya." Direction and screenplay by Fukagawa Yoshihiro.
Saya is left to care for her newborn baby after her husband Yutaro dies in an accident. Yutaro's concern for his beloved wife keeps him with the living, and he possesses other people to help Saya. She grows stronger under the protection of people in the town of Sasara, but… 

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SEVEN WEEKS 野のなななのか

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(c)Ashibetsu movie production Committee, PSC  
 
SESSION TIME Thursday 1 December 18:30
GENRE Drama / Mystery
Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over

Family drama set in Ashibetsu City, Hokkaido directed by Obayashi Nobuhiko. Building on his previous film Casting Blossoms to the Sky, Obayashi focuses on the border between life and death and brings to light an untold war story that was hidden within a family. Relatives gather from afar in wintery Ashibetsu upon the death of patriarch Mitsuo (Shinagawa Toru). A mysterious woman named Nobuko (Tokiwa Takako) suddenly shows up. Her appearance gradually exposes wartime secrets and Mitsuo's unknown past.
 
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