Japanese Film Festival 2009 @ Gurney Plaza (26-28jun09)

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The annual Japanese Film Festival is heading to town again. Don’t miss the opportunity to see good Japanese movies. One of the 8 titles we are screening this year is “Departure”, the winner of Best Foreign Language Film at 81st Academy Awards.

This is the best chance for you to spend some pleasures time with your loved ones. Perhaps, you can have a date with your father for a movie on the Father’s Day with an affordable ticket price. Show your love and care to him! The ticket price is RM5 per screening, except “Departures”.

KLANG VALLEY
Duration: 18 (Thu) – 22 (Mon) June 2009
Venue: GSC Mid Valley & GSC 1 Utama
Ticket: RM5 per screening (The price for “Departures” will be normal prevailing ticket price)
Reservation: Call GSC at 03-8312 3456 or log on to www.gsc.com.my

PENANG
Duration: 26 (Fri) – 28 (Sun) June 2009
Venue: GSC Gurney Plaza
Ticket: RM5 per screening (The price for “Departures” will be normal prevailing ticket price)
Reservation: Call GSC at 04-222 3456 or log on to www.gsc.com.my

* Booking can be made from 2 days before the screening.
** If reservation is full, tickets may be available for walk-in purchase at participating cinemas.


The list of films to be screened is as follows:
*** All films are in Japanese with English subtitles

SYNOPSIS (click here)

Departures / おくりびと
by TAKITA Yojiro (滝田洋二郎), 2008, 130min

PACO and the Magical Book / パコと魔法の絵本
by NAKASHIMA Tetsuya (中島哲也), 2008, 105min

All Around Us / ぐるりのこと
by HASHIGUCHI Ryosuke (橋口亮輔), 2008, 140min

ALWAYS-Sunset on Third Street-2 / ALWAYS 続・三丁目の夕日
by YAMAZAKI Takashi (山崎貴), 2007, 146min

After School / アフター・スクール
by UCHIDA Kenji (内田けんじ), 2007, 102min

Breathe in, Breathe out / 深呼吸の必要
by SHINOHARA Tetsuo (篠原哲雄), 2004, 123min

How to Become Myself / あしたの私のつくり方
by ICHIKAWA Jun (市川準), 2007, 97min

The Bandage Club / 包帯クラブ
by TSUTSUMI Yukihiko (堤幸彦), 2007, 118min

Notes: Titles are subject to change in the case of unforeseeable matters.

See full schedule at Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur website.