Japanese Film Festival 2004
The Japan Foundation, co-organized by Golden Screen Cinema (GSC) and Consulate-general of Japan in Penang are going to present a Japanese Film Festival at GSC Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur and GSC Gurney Plaza, Penang in June.
Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur 15 June (Tue): Opening Ceremony (by invitation only) 17 & 18 June (Thu & Fri): 2 screenings per day 19 & 20 June (Sat & Sun) 4 screenings per day Click here for film screening schedule!
|Gurney Plaza, Penang 25 June (Fri): 2 screenings per day 26 & 27 June (Sat & Sun): 4 screenings per day Click here for the filming schedule! (Updated soon)|
Admission is free!Tickets must be reserved in advance and picked up between 1 hour and 30 minutes before actual screening.
|Venue: Golden Screen Cinemas, Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur Date: 17- 20 June Ticket reservation: Please call The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur (JFKL) from 8.30am - 4.30pm, Mondays - Fridays *You can can also walk in to GSC on the day of the film shows and get your tickets 1 hour and 30 minutes before the show starts.|
|Venue: Golden Screen Cinemas, Gurney Plaza, Penang Date: 25- 27 June Ticket reservation: Please call The Consulate-General of Japan in Penang at 04-2263030 between 7-25 June *You can can also walk in to GSC on the day of the film shows and get your tickets 1 hour and 30 minutes before the show starts.|
Following is the list of films to be screened: (Click on the movie title to view synopsis)
■Sisters of Gion / 祇園の姉妹 / 1936 / Directed by: Kenji MIZOGUCHI(溝口健二
■Early Spring / 早春 / 1956 / Directed by Yasujiro OZU小津安二郎 ■Her Brother / 弟 / 1960 / Directed by Kon ICHIKAWA市川崑
■Fancy Dance / ファンシイダンス / 1989 / Directed by Masayuki SUO周防正行
■A Last Note / 午後の遺言状 / 1995 / Directed by Kaneto SHINDO新藤兼人 -Received Japan Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Script & Special Prize ■Hana-Bi / 花火 / 1997 / Directed by Takeshi KITANO北野武
-ReceivedThe Golden Lion Award at 54thVenice International Film Festival in 1997.
■Nabbie's Love / ナビィの恋 / 1999 / Directed by Yuji NAKAE中江裕司
■The Twilight Samurai / たそがれ清兵衛 / 2003 / Directed by Yoji YAMADA山田洋次-Nominated to the Best Foreign Language Film at 76th Academy Awards. - Received 15 awards including Best Picture, Best Leading Actress, Best Director, Best Leading Actor and etc at the 26th Japan Academy Awards - Screened at 53rd Berlin International Film Festival