J-Film in Blue: A Story of Yonosuke
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J-Film in Blue: A Story of Yonosuke Presented by the Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan and Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C., Inc. Image: © 2013 "A Story of Yonosuke" Film Partners Presented in conjunction with the JICC's exhibition Indigo Threads / 藍・つむぐ: Weaving Japanese Craftsmanship & American Heritage Learn the beauty of what it means to be ordinary. Directed by Shuichi Okita (The Woodsman and the Rain, The Chef of South Polar, Mori The Artist's Habitat) It is 1987 - the zenith of Japan's economic success - and eighteen-year-old Yonosuke Yokomichi has moved to Tokyo from Nagasaki. Normal in every way possible, Yonosuke finds himself out of step with his seemingly more worldly counterparts at university. Despite his somewhat goofy exterior, Yonosuke's disarming friendliness and charm naturally bring people together. A touching coming-of-age story that celebrates the beauty of "ordinary" people. Starring Kengo Kora, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Sosuke Ikematsu, Ayumi Ito In Japanese with English subtitles | Not Rated | 2012 | 160 min | Directed by Shuichi Okita This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for security purposes. Film program begins at 6:30 PM. Doors open 30 minutes prior. No admission or re-entry will be permitted after 7:00 PM. Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early as seating is limited and registration does not guarantee guests a seat.
- Start:June 19, 2019
- End:June 19, 2019
- Where:The Japan Information and Cultural Center, 1150 18 Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20036
- Event Type: Food & Dining, Festivals & Fairs
- Ticket Price:N/A