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  • Thu 25 Sep ’14, 7:30pm


University of Auckland Library, 5 Alfred St, Auckland CBD


All Ages

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  • Free Admission



Join us for the Japanese Film Evenings for 2014!

Japanese films shown at the University of Auckland are usually screened on the last Thursday or Friday of the month from 7:30pm and are preceded by a documentary about Japanese culture from 7:15pm.

All films have English subtitles.
Admission is free and booking is not necessary.
Films, dates and times are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances so please contact us to confirm details.

We hope that you will enjoy the films and gain a deeper insight into various aspects of Japanese society.

September film " Noriben "
(Director: Akira Ogata, 2009, 107min. Rating:PG, Cast: Manami Konishi, Yoshinori Okada, Jun Murakami )

Her life, Her recipe, a brand new start.
A heartfelt drama adapted from the comic of the same title by Irie Kiwa and directed by Ogata Akira that portrays the powerful struggle of a 31 year-old former housewife to open her own "bento" (boxed lunch) shop after returning to her childhood home with her young daughter.

Komaki is a thirty-something woman that has had it with her perpetually unemployed aspiring writer husband. Following the divorce, she moves back to her Tokyo-area hometown of Kyojima along with her young daughter, Non-chan. However, she has a difficult time making ends meet in big city Tokyo.

Her solution? Take a chance and try opening her very own bento (lunch box) shop.

Presented by the Consulate-General of Japan, The University of Auckland, The University of Waikato, The Japan Foundation.

(c)2009 Nonchan Noriben Film Association

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