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Thursday
19
APR

J-Film: Foujita

18:30
21:00

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**This film contains mild sexual content and scenes of nudity. Recommended for ages 17+.**

The latest film from Kohei Oguri, the award winning director of Muddy River (Silver Prize - 12th Moscow International Film Festival) and The Sting of Death (Jury Grand Prize - 43rd Cannes Film Festival)

Paris in the early 1920s: the Japanese artist Tsuguharu Foujita is the darling of the capital. His very personal style, of naked women in delicate whites, surprises the Montparnasse art scene. In this relationships with many Parisiennes, and his friendships with Van Dongen, Kisling, Picasso, Modigliani and others, he lives a frenzied life in Paris. At the outbreak of WWII Foujita is back in his home country, Japan. His life and beliefs shaken by the war, he lives modestly in Aomori, a small town in Northern Japan, with his new Japanese wife, Kimiyo. Seeking refuge in the countryside, Foujita discovers a Japan he never knew.

Starring Joe Odagiri, Miki Nakatani, Ana Girardot, Angèle Humeau, Marie Kremer.