SYDNEY & BRISBANE SPECIAL SCREENINGS
JFF Fringe

Did you miss out on the Japanese Film Festival (JFF), or simply love Japanese cinema? Enjoy Japanese films on the big screen with JFF Fringe featuring recent box office hits and an Australian premiere!

Wednesday May 30 – Gintama
Monday June 27 – Honnouji Hotel
Tuesday July 30 – In This Corner of the World
Wednesday Aug 29 – The Long Excuse 

 

Presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney and Event Cinemas.

Screening at Event Cinemas George Street (Sydney) and Event Cinemas Brisbane Myer Centre.

  •   In a world where aliens have invaded Edo Period Japan, skyscrapers, trains and motor bikes have replaced the simple life of Earth inhabitants. One man however, still carries the soul of a samurai, Gintoki Sakata, otherwise known as Yorozuya Gin-san. As reckless as he is, Gintoki carries his own...
  •   Past and present collide in this fantasy film when Mayuko (Haruka Ayase), a young woman who lacks direction in life, checks into the mysterious Kyoto hotel. The unlikely combination of a music box, a local sweet and the hotel elevator transports her into the Sengoku period (1407-1603) where she...
  •   Mai Mai Miracle director, Katabuchi Sunao, adapts Kono Fumiyo's comic to an animated feature film. It depicts a young girl who married into a family in Hiroshima during the war resolutely living amid the escalating intensity of wartime destruction. In 1944, 18-year-old Suzu goes to Kure City in Hiroshima Prefecture...
  •   Celebrity author Sachio and his supportive wife Natsuko have an amicable marriage that lacks passion. While Natsuko dies in a bus accident, Sachio is in bed with a younger woman. Forced to play the role of a grieving widower in front of media, he is more shocked by his...