JF Theater for January 2021 : Comedy

All films are subtitled in Thai unless specified otherwise. Free admission at the JF Auditorium of the Japan Foundation, Bangkok at 18.30 hours.

Many Happy Returns

Friday, January 8, 2021 | 95 mins.
Directed by Tenma Toshihiro

A Young man named Kazuo TAKAYAMA run across a religious group whose founder cures an old woman in a wheelchair, restoring her power to walk by a simple touch. Kazuo grows more followers. He devotes himself to their activities. After a big conflict in the group, Kazuo leads the group over the difficult time and forms a team trying to start another religion. 

Summer Holiday Every day

Friday, January 15, 2021 | 94 mins.
Directed by Kaneko Shusuke

The Rinkaijis are a well-to-do family. The father Nariyuki, works in an elite company. His wife, Yoshiko, who is a film believer in the status quo, finds her world falling apart when Nariyuki quits his job and her daughter, Sugina secretly stop going to school. Nariyuki decides to start  his own company with Sugina. Their first project doesn’t go very well due to Nariyuki’s inexperience, but finally, the company succeeds and becomes a major corporation, and Sugina grows to be a powerful businesswoman.

Congratulation speech

Friday, January 22, 2021 | 91 mins.
Directed by Tomio Kuriyama

Ryosuke, a division head a company, is asked by and executive to make a congratulatory speech at the wedding of the letters son. Being a poor public speaker, he is worried very much. He tries every way to prepare for his speech but finds at the ceremony  that his boss speaks almost the same contents as he intended to say He is left speechless and is very much discouraged, but later he finds out that the parents of the bride are much impressed by taking it as a heartfelt “speech”.

Free & Easy Special Version

Friday, January 29, 2021 | 105 mins.
Directed by Morisaki Azuma

The film is kind of comedy and family melodrama.

The story focuses on Densuke  HAMASAKI , an employee of a construction company who devotes himself to his family and fishing.