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In this Corner of the World – Booked Out
September 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pmFree
The Japanese Film Festival Alice Springs, co-presented with Desert Festival
While all seats have been booked, some people will not turn up – so we will have a wait list if you turn up without a ticket.
14:30PM Complimentary Japanese food, beer and drinks for RSVPs
15:00PM Film (Subtitles)
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 This Corner of the World この世界の片隅に
In 1944, 18-year-old Suzu goes to Kure City in Hiroshima Prefecture to wed naval officer Shusaku Hojo. As the intensity of the war heightens day after day and food supplies dwindle, Suzu manages to resolutely carry on with daily life through her ingenuity, that is, until the summer of 1945.
Best Animation of the Year at the Japan Academy Prize 2017; Jury Award Winner at the 41st Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Runtime: 128 mins
Director: Sunao Katabuchi
Cast: Rena Nonen, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Minori Omi, Natsuki Inaba, Shigeru Ushiyama, Mayumi Shintani, Daisuke Ono, Nanase Iwai