The Barbican Centre is hosting Premiere Japan from the 25th until the 27th of November. The festival aims to showcase six top Japanese films from 2010 -2011. The six on offer are:
Tokyo Park (U) Dir. Aoyama Shinji 119 min
Based on a novel by Yukiya Shoji, this lyrical depiction of isolation, jealousy and lust follows the fortunes of a college student, Koji, whose life is transformed when he is approached by a married man to spy on his wife.
Played with wide-eyed enthusiasm by rising star Haruma Miura, Koji’s journey is peppered with wonderfully eccentric characters and the visual flair for which director Aoyama is renowned. Winner of the Golden Leopard at Locarno Film Festival.
This screening will take place at 7.30pm on the 25th of November
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