Indie & Cinephiles
For film connoisseurs
Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes
After a regular day of work at his café, Katō hears his computer screen talking to him, and is met with a bewildering sight—it’s another version of himself, but from two minutes into the future!
In a distant, dystopian future, the earth has become uninhabitable and humans have lost their ability to procreate. The protagonist, a lone cyborg explorer, is sent on a mission underground to uncover the secrets of the Marigans–a super artificial life-form with incredible reproductive capabilities.
Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist
Ten years after his untimely passing, this moving documentary honours the life and work of Satoshi Kon (1963–2010).
Well-to-do couple Satoko and Kiyokazu seem to have it all. But in reality the pair yearn for a child of their own yet struggle to conceive. Almost at the point of defeat, they are presented with one last ray of hope.
Last of the Wolves
孤狼の血 Level 2
After police detective Shōgo Ōgami’s death in Hiroshima, his protégé detective Shūichi Hioka is left to keep the yakuza gangs in check. With the help of his informant Chinta, countless lives have been spared from the violence of gang wars. But this complex equilibrium is suddenly in jeopardy when the sadistic gangster Uebayashi is released from prison.
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
Directed by Ryūsuke Hamaguchi, this trilogy brings together three short stories with no apparent connection, describing intimate slices of life as seen through the eyes of modern Japanese women.