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初恋

FIRST LOVE

A doomed boxer and a drug-addled call girl fall in love over one wild night in the Tokyo underbelly as they are pursued by corrupt cops, warring Yakuza, Triad gangs, a beautiful Chinese assassin and a bizarre underwear-clad spectre. A Tarantino-style roller-coaster ride, Miike’s latest is a furiously paced, hilarious, bloody and surprising poignant romance.

With Masataka Kubota, Sakurako Kanishi, Shota Sometani, Becky, Nao Ohmori, Jun Murakami

Friday, May 22 @ 9am - Sunday, May 24 @ 9pm
Run Time: 115min

In Japanese with English subtitles
Fee: $5.99

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劇場版 そして、生きる

AND LIFE GOES ON

Toko was raised by her uncle in the Tohoku region and dreamed of becoming an actress. On the day of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami she was in Tokyo for a big audition and her ife is decimated. She returns to do volunteer work in Kasennuma as the area recovers. There, she meets Kiyotaka, a university student and volunteer. Amid the devastation and first glimmers of hope, a bond begins to form between them.

A rich, moving story of post 3.11 life starring Kasumi Arimura and Kentaro Sakaguchi

Thursday, March 19 @ 7pm / 135min
In Japanese with English subtitles

$10 JCCC Member
$12 General

Screening postponed until futher notice

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サムライマラソン

SAMURAI MARATHON

Feudal lord Itakura Katsuakira holds a run across mountain roads to get his samurai warriors into shape. However, the Bakufu central government views it as a rebellion and dispatches assassins to the castle. Meanwhile, the domain accountant Karasawa Jinnai senses that something is amiss with the Bakufu. Facing impossible odds, a motley band of characters must run a race to win or die trying.

Thrilling jidaigeki action and a star studded cast including Takeru Satoh, Nana Komatsu, Mirai Moriyama, Shota Sometani, Hiroki Hasegawa, and Ryu Kohata.

Sunday, April 19 @ 3:30pm / 104min
In Japanese with English subtitles

JCCC Member: $10
General: $12

Screening postponed until futher notice

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