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Japan Film Festival 2016 - Dearest

Japan Film Festival 2016 - Dearest

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  • Tue 18 Oct ’16, 5:45pm – 8:00pm


The Paramount Theatre, 25 Courtenay Place, Wellington


All Ages

Registration Types:

  • General Admission: $0.00


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Proudly presented by the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand and the Japan Foundation, the Japan Film Festival is coming to Wellington this year again! Due to the popularity of previous festivals, this will be held at the Paramount Theatre to ensure there is space for everyone to see as many movies as they like, so spread the word.

Please print your free tickets from Eventfinda and bring them along for priority entry to the theatre (from 5:20pm) and access to your choice of seat. All movies are preceded by a short documentary about Japanese culture from 5:45 pm.

The Japan Film Festival 2016 offers entertainment with a mixture of drama, action and comedy that will inspire and engage those seeking to broaden their cultural horizons. All movies are free admission so spread the word and bring along your friends and family! Please register and print your free tickets by using the link in this event.

Title: Dearest
Director: Yasuo Furuhata
Released: 2012
Running Time: 111 Min
Genre: Drama
Rated: G

One day, prison technical instructor Kurashima Eiji receives a letter. It was sent by his late wife Yoko and simply asks him to travel to the sea near her hometown and spread her ashes there. In order to fulfil her wish, Eiji sets off on a journey to Yoko's hometown in Nagasaki. An official selection of the 36th Montreal World Film Festival and was the last film for actor Ken Takakura.

The Embassy of Japan in New Zealand.

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