FREE Japanese film showing in April 2016

Date Thursday 12 April 2018
Time 7pm - 9pm
Where L.G.03
Contact Athena Chambers
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Admission Cost Free

Free Admission! No booking required! English Subtitles!

Thermae Romae

Director : Hideki Takeuchi
Cast: Hiroshi Abe, Aya Ueto, Kazuki Kitamura
2012 | 108min. | M

Winner of Best Actor at Japan Academy Prize in 2013!

Lucius, an architect of spa baths for the Roman Empire, inadvertently travel through time and finds himself in a modern Japanese bathhouse. He takes elements of Japanese culture that he learns there back with him to Rome and is hugely successful, which leads the Emperor to command him to build a massive spa.

Presented by Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, The Japan Foundation and The University of Waikato