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EATING WOMEN (食べる女)

 

Sunday June 9 @ 7pm
Runtime: 111 min / 2018
Director: Jiro Shono
Starring:  Kyoko Koizumi, Atsuko Maeda, Erika Sawajiri, Alice Hirose, Charlotte Kate Fox, Yu Yamada
North American Premiere

Tonko Mochizuki is the owner of a second-hand Tokyo bookstore “Mochi no Ie” and also an essayist. Her customers include eight women each troubled in her own way; each trying to manage life in the big city, careers, dating, expectations and materialism. Through sharing delicious meals together with Tonko, these women find the answers to their questions and move ahead with their lives.

Mixing drama and comedy Taberu Onna is a celebration of female friendship and fine food based on Tomomi Tsutsui’s best-selling novels.

Official Website and Trailer (In Japanese):  taberuonna.jp
You may purchase at Ticketweb, or at JCCC Reception, 416-441-2345.

筒井ともみの短編小説集「食べる女 決定版」の映画化。「食」と「性」をテーマに豪華女優陣が共演する。

古びた日本家屋の古書店を経営する餅月敦子(小泉今日子)は、料理が得意。彼女の家には、恋や人生に悩む女性たちが毎晩集まってくる。男を寄せつけない編集者・圭子(沢尻エリカ)、テレビ制作会社で働く多実子(前田敦子)、古着店員のあかり(広瀬アリス)らを、毎晩おいしい食事で迎え入れ、人生に貪欲で食欲旺盛な女たちの心と体を満たす。

監督:生野慈朗
出演:小泉今日子、前田敦子、沢尻エリカ、広瀬アリス、シャーロット・ケイト・フォックス、山田優

© 2018 EATING WOMEN Film Partners

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