Japan Foundation Bangkok

JF Theater for February 2019 : Love style

All films are subtitled in Thai unless specified otherwise.
Free admission at the Seminar Room of the Japan Foundation, Bangkok at 18.30 hours.

 


 

 

Friday, February 1, 2019
Gomen
2002/103 mins.
Directed by Togashi shin

 

Sei, a sixth grader falls in love with Naoko, an eighth grader. He manages to arrange a date with her but it was unsuccessful. It is his most discouraging experience of his life. Still, he continues

 


 

 

 

Friday, February 8, 2019
Young Girls in Love
1986/98 mins.
Directed by Omori Kazuki

 

This story of a young woman’s first love is told from the woman’s point of view. Surrounded by various people who are all experiencing love in different ways, she gradually awakens to her own feeling as a woman.

 


 

 

 

Friday, February 15, 2019
Lady Camellia
1988/95 mins.
Directed by Asama Yoshitaka

 

Kakujiro,a taxi driver who divorced with two children meets Koyuki, a geisha at a year-end party. He is impressed by her exceptional beauty and refinement. And when she suddenly sings “La Traviata” , Kakujiro is completely captivated. Find it out at the end of the film if they can fulfill their love to each other.

 


 

 

 

Friday, February 22, 2019
The wife of Gegege
2010/119 mins.
Directed by Suzuki Takuji

 

A love story depicting the younger days of Mizuma Shigeru, author of “Gegege no Kitaro,” the well-known comic on ‘yokai’ (supernatural beings), and his wife Mura Nunoe, who supported him through the years. The film is based on Nunoe’s autobiography, but it focuses mainly on their days as newlyweds when they lived through extreme poverty, and provides a heart-warming account of their struggles as they start a life together.