The Japanese Film Festival Alice Springs, co-presented with Desert Festival
6:30PM Complimentary Japanese food, beer and drinks for RSVPs
7:00PM Film (Subtitled)
Every year the Japanese Film Festival brings the best of Japanese cinema to Australia. The Japanese Film Festival in Alice Springs, with support from Alice Springs Cinema, is screening 3 films over 2 days, and is free to attend.
In a world where aliens have invaded Edo Period Japan, skyscrapers, trains and motor bikes have replaced the simple life of Earth inhabitants. One man however, still carries the soul of a samurai, Gintoki Sakata, otherwise known as Yorozuya Gin-san. As reckless as he is, Gintoki carries his own resolve and is ready to take on any challenge with his fellow companions.
Japan’s third largest box office hit in 2017, based on the popular comic and outrageous anime of the same title by Hideaki Sorachi.
Runtime: 131 mins
Director: Yuichi Fukuda
Cast: Shun Oguri, Masaki Suda, Kanna Hashimoto
© Hideaki Sorachi/Shueisha © 2017 “Gintama” Film Partners