BROWSE BY CITY
JFF Main 2016
Adelaide Brisbane Canberra Melbourne Perth Sydney
 
  Nanami is a timid substitute teacher working in Tokyo. Unable to find her place in life, her only solace comes through her interactions on social media. She decides to tie the knot with a man she has met online, but while planning the wedding guest list, she soon realises...
  Opening Film for Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Ryota is a deadbeat father struggling to make ends meet. Though he claims to be gathering inspiration for his next novel, Ryota has spent the past fifteen years working as a private detective. Most of his earnings fuel his gambling addiction, leaving...
  The last chapter of Assassination Classroom is finally here, wrapping up class 3-E’s year with super-alien teacher, Koro-sensei! With their graduation in March fast approaching, not only must 3-E decide upon their future career paths, they must also work hard to complete their mission in defeating Koro-sensei himself. But...
  Chibi Maruko-chan is back on the big screen along with some new friends. Six foreign students come to visit the town of Shimizu for a homestay program. The kids can barely contain their curiosity and even the grown-ups are excited! Maruko’s family hosts a boy from Italy… who happens...
  Chihaya, Taichi and Arata are childhood friends, bound by their passion for competitive karuta (a traditional Japanese card game based on classic poetry). After Arata moves to the country, Taichi parted ways with the game, but Chihaya continues to play – hoping they’ll be reunited at the national championships....
  Spoiler alert! After an incredible win at the Tokyo karuta tournament—an intense traditional snap card game based on classic Japanese poetry— Chihaya’s team qualifies for the national championship. However, Chihaya is soon devastated when she learns that long-lost childhood best friend Arata has quit karuta, crushing her dream of...
  Detective Takakura quits the police force after a traumatic incident at work. To start fresh, he relocates to a quiet suburb with wife Yasuko and starts teaching at a university. Life at work is pleasant, unlike his former high-pressure job. With time in his hands, Takakura starts helping a...
  Serious and straight-laced Tetsuko (Yo Yoshida) is a talented lawyer whose job to help the desperate and the needy runs in stark contrast to her coldness when interacting with other people on a daily basis. Her cousin Natsuko (Yoshino Kimura) is the complete opposite: impulsive, charismatic, and committed to...
  Taira, an unnervingly quiet delinquent teen, mysteriously leaves town right before the coming of age festival. His disappearance doesn’t worry anyone except for younger brother Shota, his only remaining family, who sets off to look for him amidst the faded downtown neon lights. Taira aimlessly wanders through a nearby...
  Satoru Fujinuma is a manga artist struggling to find inspiration. He experiences a phenomenon he calls ‘revival’: an ability that forces him to relive the moments preceding life-threatening incidents over and over until they’re resolved. When his mother is suddenly murdered and he becomes the primary suspect, ‘revival’ sends...
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