Ryusuke Hamaguchi

In conjunction with the Ryusuke Hamaguchi Retrospective co-presented by The Japan Foundation, Toronto and Cinema Moderne from May 9 to May 13, 2019 in Montreal Canada, we will be featuring some special film screenings of his films in Toronto as well. Director will be in attendance for some of the screenings. Stay tuned for more details!

Saturday April 27, 2019 11:30 AM – 5:45 PM (Three Parts)

HAPPY HOUR

Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi (317 min.) 2015 Japanese with English subtitles

Location: Japan Foundation, Toronto

Free admission, registration required RSVP below >

A slow-burning epic that follows the emotional journey of four thirtysomething women in the seaside city of Kobe. As they navigate the unsteady currents of work, domestic, and romantic lives, an unexpected rift opens that propels each to a new, richer understanding of life and love. Part of the Ryusuke Hamaguchi Retrospective.

(2015 Kobe Workshop Cinema Project)

Tuesday May 14, 2019 7:00 PM

ASAKO I & II

Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi (120 min.) 2018 Japanese with English subtitles

Location: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Free admission, registration recommended RSVP here > 416.441.2345

.Part of the Ryusuke Hamaguchi Retrospective.

(2018 MK2 Films)