Presented by the Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan and Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C., Inc.
The latest film from Kohei Oguri, director of Muddy River (Silver Prize -12th Moscow International Film Festival) and The ting of Death (Grand Prize of the Jury, 43rd Cannes Film Festival)
Paris in the early 1920s: the Japanese artist Tsuguharu Foujita is the darling of the capital. His very personal style, of naked women in delicate whites, surprises the Montparnasse art scene. In this relationships with many Parisiennes, and his friendships with Van Dongen, Kisling, Picasso, Modigliani and others, he lives a frenzied life in Paris. At the outbreak of WWII Foujita is back in his home country, Japan. His life and beliefs shaken by the war, he lives modestly in Aomori, a small town in Northern Japan, with his new Japanese wife, Kimiyo. Seeking refuge in the countryside, Foujita discovers a Japan he never knew.
Starring Joe Odagiri, Miki Nakatani, Ana Girardot, Angèle Humeau, Marie Kremer
This film contains mild sexual content and scenes of nudity. Recommended for ages 17+.
In Japanese with English subtitles | Not Rated | 126 min | 2015 | Directed by Kohei Oguri
© 2015 Foujita Production Committee - Eurowide Film Production
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for security purposes.
Film program begins at 6:30 PM. Doors open 30 minutes prior.
No admission or re-entry will be permitted after 7:00 PM.
Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early as seating is limited and registration does not guarantee guests a seat.
DATE AND TIME
Thu, April 19, 2018
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan
1150 18th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036