FREE Japanese film showing in July 2018

Date Thursday 19 July 2018
Time 7pm - 9pm
Where L3 Lecture Theatre, Hamilton Campus
Contact Athena Chambers
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Admission Cost Free

Nobody to Watch Over Me

Director: Ryoichi Kimizuka Cast: Koichi Sato, Mirai Shida, Ryuhei Matsuda 2009 | 118min. | M

The media gone mad

Ryoichi Kimizuka's riveting exploration of the Japanese media's feeding frenzy focuses on a15-year-old girl forced into police protection to escape from the journalistic hordes after her brother is arrested for murder. It plays out like a propulsive edge-of-your-seat thriller that's sure to leave you breathless. This film also earned Kimizuka the ‘Best Screenplay’ award at the Montreal World Film Festival 2008.

FREE Admission!  No booking required!  English subtitles!

Presented by Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, The Japan Foundation and The University of Waikato
Any inquiries? – Please contact Athena Chambers at School of Arts (838 4932)