JF Theatre (Film screenings) in May 2016: Summer


JF Theatre 2016
May : Summer

Summer Days with Coo
Summer Days with Coo
Summer Days with Coo
Friday, May 6, 2016
Summer Days with Coo(河童のクゥと夏休み)
Directed by HARA Keiichi (原 恵一)
138 mins.

This film focuses on the relationship between Karin and Takada Saburo, whose nickname is “Matasaburo of the Wind.” It is based on the story “Misty Kid of the Wind” by poet and novelist Miyazawa Kenji.

Musashino High Voltage Towers
Musashino High Voltage Towers
Friday, May 13, 2016
Musashino High Voltage Towers (鉄塔調査隊)
Directed by NAGAO Naoki (長尾直樹)
115 mins.

The story of Miharu’s adventure of surveying the Musashino High Voltage Towers. Miharu sets off with Akira on a quest to find the source of the power lines that pass by his house. The images of nature in the film, accompanied by ethereal music, underline its nostalgia for a simpler time when boys could play in field rather than in computer arcades. The source novel of the same title won the 6th Japan Fantasy Novel prize.

A Boy’s summer in 1945[Utsukushii Natsu Kirishima]
Friday, May 27, 2016
A Boy’s summer in 1945[Utsukushii Natsu Kirishima]
Directed by Kuroki Kazuo
118 mins.

The story takes place in Kirishima Kagoshima prefecture in the summer of 1945 Just before WWII ends. Ninth-grader Yasuo evacuates Tokyo,Separated From his Parents. and now lives with his rigid grandfather and Grand Mother.While he was lucky to escape being drafted due to ill health,

*** All films are subtitled in Thai unless specified otherwise ***
*** Free admission at the Seminar Room of the Japan Foundation, Bangkok

at 18.30 hours on Friday. ***