JF Theatre
   
 
 
  July : Director : Sawai Chinichiro
 
  June : Director : KOYAMA SEIJIRO
 
  May : TORA-SAN II : Kiyoshi Atsumi
 
  April : TORA-SAN I : Kiyoshi Atsumi
 
  March : Technology
 
  February : LOVE
 
  January : Takeshi Kitano
 
   
 
JF Theatre 2017
 
June : Director : KOYAMA SEIJIRO

Hachiko
Friday, June 2, 2017
Hachiko
Directed by KOYAMA SEJIRO
1987
103 mins.

This heart-warming film about a dog's devotion to his master is based on a true story. Hachi belongs to Prof. Ueno of Tokyo University. The dog makes it a practice to accompany the professor to Shibuya Station in the morning and also to trot back to wait for him there in the evening. Even after Prof.Ueno's death, Hachi still makes his way to Shibuya Station without fail. The persistence of this faithful dog touched the hearts of the people in Shibuya deeply. Following his death they commissioned a bronze statue to be erected in front of the station where it has become the most famous meeting place in Tokyo.


Sadako Story
Friday, June 9, 2017
Sadako Story
Directed by KOYAMA SEJIRO
1989
96 mins.

This film is based on a true story. At the age of two, Sadako's home in Hiroshima was bombed. Miraculously, she survived with barely a scratch and grew up to be a healthy, active girl with love of sports until...


Far Away Sunset
Far Away Sunset
Friday, June 16, 2017
Faraway Sunset
Directed by KOYAMA SEJIRO
1992
119 mins.

This is a biographical film focusing on the mother of the Japanese microbiologist, Hideyo Noguchi who discovered the spirochete culture of syphilis and gained world-wide fame.


The Pale Hand
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Friday, June 23, 2017
The pale Hand
Directed by KOYAMA SEJIRO
1990
100 mins.

On the way to school, Masaru and Takakiyo see a small, pale hand protrudes from the second story of a Western house. Soon, Masaru learns that this hand belongs to a bed-ridden young girl. When he sees how beautiful she is, he burns with a sensation he'd never felt before.


Home Village
Home Village
Friday, June 30, 2017
Home Village
Directed by KOYAMA SEJIRO
1983
106 mins.

Deep in the mountains of Japan where a dam is scheduled to be constructed, the residents of a village, which will be submerged after the project is completed, are busily preparing to relocate. Seventy-eight year old Denzo is now senile and has to stay in a detached room while his son and his wife are out working. Sentaro, a school student son of a neighbour sympathizes with lonely old Denzo. One day during summer vacation Denzo takes Sentaro to a stream to catch fish. The day they must leave the village is approaching. Sentaro asks Denzo to take him rather far up the stream. While fishing, Denzo suffers a heart attack and died before his son and neighbours can take him home.


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

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