dir. Atsuko Hirayanagi / USA & Japan / 2017 / 96 min.
Japanese & English with English subtitles
OH LUCY! follows Shinobu Terajima in an Independent Spirit Award-nominated performance as Setsuko, an emotionally unfulfilled woman stuck with a drab life in Tokyo. She is convinced to enroll in an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blonde wig & take on an American alter ego. Meet Lucy. This new identity awakens something dormant in Setsuko & she quickly develops romantic feelings for her English instructor, John (Josh Hartnett). When he suddenly disappears, Setsuko travels halfway around the world in search of him. In the outskirts of Southern California, family ties & past lives are tested as she struggles to preserve the dream and promise of “Lucy.”
Carbon Arc Cinema
1747 Summer St., Halifax
Friday, April 13, 7 PM
Doors open at 6:15 PM
$8 / A service fee of 75¢ will apply to tickets purchased online.