Movie – Asako I & II

Posted on: March 7th, 2019
When:
May 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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May Screening
Asako I & II  (寝ても覚めても)

Runtime: 120 min

“One of the best films of the year” – Kinema Jumpo

“Beguiling and mysterious. A drama wrought from doubt – sweet, soulful and achingly sad.”
– Michael Leader, Sight & Sound

Asako’s first love, the charismatic Baku, suddenly disappears. Two years later she’s given a chance to relive her romance when she meets his perfect double, Ryohei in a Tokyo coffee shop. This powerful and thought-provoking investigation into the nature of love was nominated for 2018 Palme d’Or at Cannes.

Starring Erika Karata and Masahiro Higashide. Part of the Ryusuke Hamaguchi Retrospective.

Date: Tuesday May 14, 2019
Time: 7:00pm
In Japanese with English subtitle
Free Admission
Please contact JCCC Reception, 416-441-2345, to reserve a spot.