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[UPDATE]
Kindly note that there has been an update to the streaming period.
The streaming will be available from 4:00 PM (MYT) on 15 November,
and will end on 4:59 PM (MYT) on 22 November.


The Japanese movie season with the Japan Foundation continues!

Ahead of the return of the JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE in February 2022, a pre-festival is happening for one week from 15 to 22 November* showcasing 5 most popular titles from last year’s online festival that will feed your thirst for Japanese cinema, for FREE, and in the comfort of your home!

Head over to the festival page below to find out how to watch now!
 
JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE – MALAYSIA
Duration: 15 to 21 November 2021
 
NOTES:
  1. Streaming will be made available from 4:00 PM (MYT) on 15 November. Each title is available for 48 hours after you click the Play button. After the 48-hour, the film will no longer be viewable. Please note that on the last day, the streaming will close at 4:59 PM (MYT)* regardless of the time remaining.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
Windows computer: Windows 7 or later, with Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Opera
MacOS: Mac OSX 10.12 or later, with Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Opera
Mobile/iPad: Android 6.0 or later, iOS 11.2 or later

Click here for more info on system requirements.
  TITLE LIST  

©2019 “LITTLE NIGHTS, LITTLE LOVE” FILM PARTNERS  
Little Nights, Little Love
アイネクライネナハトムジーク
(d. IMAIZUMI Rikiya / 2019 / Romance, Drama / 1h 59m)
Cast: MIURA Haruma, TABE Mikako, HARADA Taizo  

Sato is an employee conducting a survey in front of Sendai Station. Saki takes the survey and the two ultimately become a couple. 10 years later, Sato proposes to Saki on the occasion of their 10th anniversary.
©2019 “DANCE WITH ME” FILM PARTNERS
DANCE WITH ME
ダンスウィズミー
(d. YAGUCHI Shinobu / 2019 / Musical Comedy / 1h 43m)
Cast: MIYOSHI Ayaka, YASHIRO Yu, chay

Shizuka works at a big Tokyo trading company and harbors a secret crush on her dashing boss. One weekend she takes her niece to visit a carnival hypnotist to inspire her for an upcoming school musical. But it is Shizuka who falls under the spell and she is soon breaking uncontrollably into song and dance whenever she hears music. Shizuka must embark on a cross country hunt for the hypnotist to break the spell, singing and dancing all the way! 
 
©TAIYO KIKAKU Co., Ltd/EXPLORERES JAPAN Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  
GON, THE LITTLE FOX
ごん
(d. YASHIRO Takeshi / 2019 / Animation / 27m)

When Gon, a playful orphaned fox, finds that young Hyoju has lost his mother, he tries to comfort him and make amends for his own earlier mischiefs by secretly bringing small gifts to the boy every day. But Hyoju doesn’t realize who is behind the anonymous gifts, and the two are headed for a heartbreaking climax.
©Television Nagasaki Co.,Ltd.  
Tora-san in Goto
五島のトラさん
(d. OURA Masaru / 2016 / Documentary / 1h 54m)
Cast: INUZUKA Torao

A documentary shot from 1993 and over 22 years chronicled a large family who make their living as udon noodle makers on the Goto Archipelago in Nagasaki Prefecture. Inuzuka Torao, known as “Tora of Goto” runs an udon noodle making business on the Goto Archipelago. Everyday, his seven children wake up at 5am, help with the business for an hour, then head for school. Over the 22 years the documentary follows them, the children all grow up.
©2013 “The Great Passage” Film Partners
The Great Passage
舟を編む
(d. ISHII Yuya / 2013 / Drama, Romance / 2h 13m)
Cast: MATSUDA Ryuhei, MIYAZAKI Aoi, ODAGIRI Joe

Drama about the passion of an editor who struggles to create a dictionary, as depicted over a fifteen-year period. Publishing house salesman Majime has an earnestness about him that sets him apart from his peers. But he has a discerning sensibility when it comes to language, which lands him in the dictionary editorial department. He ends up editing “The Great Passage,” a huge dictionary with 240,000 entries. 

Stay tuned as we will be sharing more about JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL ONLINE
Page last updated: 9 November 2021

 

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