JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2017 FILMS

Harmonium / Fuchi Ni Tatsu

ABOUT FILM Showing deeply the life of middle-class family in Japan, Harmonium offers a different perspective. Toshio and his wife, ...
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Mumon: The Land of Stealth / Shinobi no Kuni

ABOUT FILM Once upon a time, there is a lazy man named Mumon who loves joining competitions to get gifts ...
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A Story of Yonosuke / Yokomichi Yonosuke

ABOUT FILM A life story about Yonosuke Yokomichi who left Nagasaki to study in Tokyo in the end of 1980s ...
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Memoirs of a Murderer / 22 Nenme no Kokuhaku: Watashi ga Satsujinhan desu

ABOUT FILM In 1995, 5 serial murder cases happened. Wataru Makimura took charge of the murder cases and tried to ...
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Drowning Love / Oboreru Naifu

ABOUT FILM Natsume Mochizuki (Nana Komatsu) works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to ...
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Before We Vanish / Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha

ABOUT FILM Three aliens travel to Earth on a reconnaissance mission in preparation for a mass invasion. Having taken possession ...
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Daytime Shooting Star / Hirunaka no Ryuusei

ABOUT FILM Suzume Yosano is a first grade high school student. She lived in the countryside, but, due to her ...
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Survival Family

ABOUT FILM The Suzuki household encounters a crisis! When they wake up in the morning, all the electrical appliances have ...
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Honnouji Hotel

ABOUT FILM In Kyoto, Mayuko stands at a crossroad in her life. She visiting Kyoto to meet her boyfriend Kyoichi ...
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ReLIFE

ABOUT FILM Arata Kaizaki is 27 years old guy and a unemployed. He quit from his previous job after working ...
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Ponyo / Gake no Ue no Ponyo

ABOUT FILM Inspired by the fairy tale "The Little Mermaid", the film tells the story of a young mermaid, Ponyo, ...
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Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections / Ajia Sanmenkyo 2016: Rifurekushonzu

ABOUT FILM The Asian Three-Fold Mirror project brings together three globally acclaimed directors from Asia to co-create omnibus films with ...
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Chibi Maruko-chan: A Boy From Italy / Chibi Maruko-chan: Italy Kara Kita Shounen

ABOUT Six foreign students come to visit the town of Shimizu for a homestay program. The kids can barely contain ...
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Good Stripes

ABOUT FILM Midori and Mao have been together for four years and the relationship is growing dull. She is the ...
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Tora-san of Goto / Goto no Torasan

ABOUT FILM The documentary follows for 22 years a nine member family involved in the manufacturing of udon in the ...
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Her Love Boils Bathwater / Yu o Wakasu Hodo no Atsui Ai

ABOUT FILM Futaba has a tender and tough side. Her daughter is Azumi. One day, she learns that she doesn't ...
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My Uncle / Boku no Ojisan

ABOUT FILM Yukio Haruyama is an elementary school student. He has an uncle that teaches philosophy part-time at an university ...
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My Neighbor Totoro / Tonari no Totoro

ABOUT FILM: Professor Tatsuo Kusakabe and his two daughters, Satsuki and Mei, move into an old house to be closer ...
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Princess Mononoke / Mononoke-hime

ABOUT FILM Set in feudal Japan - a time of upheaval between samurai and isolated villages - there is a ...
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The Long Excuse / Nagai Iiwake

ABOUT FILM Sachio Kinugasa is a popular writer. His wife of many years dies in a bus accident. Although they ...
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