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.

Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi in attendance!

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.