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The Weekend Japanese Film Show in April Fireworks from the Heart

ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to renovation works at Platinum Sentral, the event has been postponed to 9 APRIL, 2016.

The time and venue remain unchanged. We sincerely regret any inconvenience caused.

Date: 9 April, 2016
Time: 3.00 p.m.
enue: Auditorium, Content Malaysia Pitching Centre, Unit G09 & G10, Platinum Sentral, Jalan Stesen Sentral 50470, Kuala Lumpur
Admission: Free

Presented in Japanese with English subtitles.

NOTE:
* Due to limited space, we are unable to accommodate more than 120 people in the hall. ** The film will begin at 3.00 p.m. sharp. Latecomers may have to be turned away at the door so as not to disturb the other viewers. Attendees are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment. *** We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Download our flyer here for the venue map, or click on the slideshow below.

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Fireworks from the Heart おにいちゃんのハナビ (KUNIMOTO Masahiro 国本雅広/2010/119 min)

High school student Hana returns home from the hospital following six months of treatment for acute leukaemia only to find that her older brother has become a social recluse. Determined to draw Taro out of his isolation, she gets him involved in the world-famous Katakai Fireworks Festival, which Hana had fond memories of attending years ago. When she suffers a relapse, Taro exerts more effort into breaking out of his shell and fulfilling his sister’s wishes.

Inspired by true events in post-earthquake Niigata, the film offers a tender look at a family dealing with crisis, as well as the phenomenon of hikikomori―an affliction associated with individuals who completely shut themselves off from the world.

Cast

KORA Kengo as Taro Sudo TANIMURA Mitsuki as Hana Sudo MIYAZAKI Yoshiko as Tomoko Sudo OHSUGI Ren as Kuniaki Sudo

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