RIVER リバー, 流れないでよ

No joke, this Japanese Indie might just be the best and most satisfying film of the year.” – Rob Hunter, Film School Rejects

A whimsical delight, as thoughtful as it is clever!” – Dan Tabor, Cinapse


There’s something wrong with time at the 100-year-old Fujiya Inn, a remote spa in Kyoto. Bottomless bowls of rice. Sake that never gets hot. Shampoo suds that keep getting into the eyes. Disappearing words from a document. They’re stuck in a 2-minute time loop! Despite the conundrum, the staff remains committed to taking care of the guests, but that’s easier said than done. For instance, when reliving the same two minutes, how does one take a break? Should staff prepare for the night guests if time doesn’t move forward? The pragmatic is always paired with the outrageous, where every two minutes explodes with a new absurdity that stands in the way of solving this time riddle. Director Junta Yamaguchi’s film is ingenious, heartfelt, very funny, and one of the best Japanese films of the year!

Junta Yamaguchi
Munenori Nagano, Riko Fujitani, Yuki Torigoe


General $10.62 +HST ($12)
JCCC Members $8.85 +HST ($10)

In Japanese with English subtitles.

*No exchange or refund

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