AIJO FILM SERIES: Modern Love in Japan
@Revue Cinema, admission free, RSVP required. All films in Japanese with English subtitles
Join us for a weekend of three films about contemporary relationships in Japan! The Japan Foundation, Toronto is proud to co-present this series with the Revue Cinema. Free admission, registration required.
Saturday December 7, 2019 4:30 PM (Doors open 15 min. before)
THE TOKYO NIGHT SKY IS ALWAYS THE DENSEST SHADE OF BLUE
Gritty Tokyo-set romantic drama between angst-ridden young nurse/part-time hostess who encounters an anxious construction worker.
Directed by: YUYA ISHII 2017, 108 min. [Drama , Romance]
Starring: Shizuka Ishibashi, Sosuke Ikematsu, Ryuhei Matsuda
(c) 2017 THE TOKYO NIGHT SKY IS ALWAYS THE DENSEST SHADE OF BLUE Film Partners
Saturday December 7, 2019 6:30 PM (Doors open 30 min. before)
THREE STORIES OF LOVE
When a big shift happens to people in relationships, they gradually become aware of the preciousness within everyday life.
Directed by: RYOSUKE HASHIGUCHI 2015, 140 min. [Drama]
Starring: Atsushi Shinohara, Tōko Narushima, Ryō Ikeda, Lily Franky, Ken Mitsuishi
(c)Shochiku Broadcasting / Arc Films
Sunday December 8, 2019 4:00 PM (Doors open 30 min. before)
HER LOVE BOILS BATHWATER
A family drama about the intense feelings of a dying mother with a bombshell ending that will break your heart.
Directed by: RYOTA NAKANO 2016, 125 min. [Family, Drama]
Starring: Rie Miyazawa, Hana Sugisaki, Joe Odagiri
(c)”Her Love Boils Bathwater” Film Partners