Coming of Age, Youth

Little Love Song

小さな恋のうた

Directed by: Kojiro Hashimoto

Year: 2019

Length: 123 minutes

Classification rating: Unclassified 15+ (under 15s must be accompanied by an adult)

Screens in: Canberra, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne

日本語の解説は映画.comへ

There's no such thing as a little love song

Life in Okinawa has never looked sweeter for four high schoolers in a pop-rock band that sings catchy songs that evoke images of love and vibrant youth. All that changes when one evening a band member is tragically killed in a hit-and-run car accident. Grief takes hold, and their dreams of making it big in Tokyo are shattered. Political tensions on the island rise when police investigations point to the presence of the U.S. military base being involved in the accident.

Meanwhile, Mai, the younger sister of the deceased band member, seeks to reconcile her grief. In a moment of courage, she takes up his guitar and revives the band with the help of Lisa, their sweet-tempered muse living on the U.S. base. Inspired by the songs of MONGOL800, this coming of age film will make you believe in the power of music.

Sunday 20th October
14:15

Dendy Canberra Centre, Canberra

Sunday 27th October
10:30

Brisbane on sale 26 Sept, Brisbane

Sunday 3rd November
10:30

Perth on sale 26 Sept, Perth

Thursday 21st November
18:00

Sydney on sale 26 Sept, Sydney

Sunday 24th November
10:30

Sydney on sale 26 Sept, Sydney

Saturday 23rd November
12:00

Melbourne on sale 10 Oct, Melbourne

Tuesday 26th November
17:15

Melbourne on sale 10 Oct, Melbourne

Director: Kojiro Hashimoto

Music: MONGOL800

Screenplay: Kenya Hirata

Producer: Takeshi Yamashiro and Akira Morii

Cast: Kazuhiko Kanayama, Gordon Maeda and Yuki Morinaga

Genre: Coming of Age, Youth

Language: In Japanese with English subtitles.

Format: DCP colour

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