The Weekend Japanese Film Show is a program organized by Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur (JFKL) regularly over 10 years with the Embassy of Japan. This program shows a Japanese movie once a month, free of charge to the public.

Together with the Faculty of Film and Video of National Academy of Arts, Culture & Heritage (ASWARA), the Weekend Japanese Film show will be held on the first Saturday of each month at Pawagam Mini of Faculty of Film and Video, ASWARA.

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KONDO Akio (近藤明男) / 2011 / 105min)


© “éclair” Production Committee



© “éclair” Production Committee


            Losing his parents at very early age, Akio was sent to an orphanage. He is a quitter, never be able to stay in one place, attempts to escape so many times and finally he ends up being sent to a reformatory.

            It was 1943 when the dark shadow of the war was sneaking up and about to change everything and lead him to such a vagrant life. Many encounters throughout the difficult time, likes of detective Toyama who saved him from hunger by giving a sweet pastry, the White Satan at the reformatory, his forester mother Fusano, Tomiko from the cinema and people from the itinerant company…. but the only thing keep him going amongst the everything was “Sweets & Girls “, the song Yoko, who was a teacher of the orphanage, sang to him.

            No matter what happens to him, thinking about sweets and singing the song somehow give him the power to live…



Location : Pawagam Mini, Tingkat 3, Fakulti Filem dan Video, ASWARA (Bangunan Baru)

Date: 10th May 2014 (Saturday)

Time: 3:00 pm

Enquiry : The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur  

                   Tel. 03 2284 6228        



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