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London Korean Film Night: The Actresses (2009)

Date: Thursday 23rd February 2012, 6.30pm Venue: Apollo Cinema, Piccadilly Tickets: £10/£8 Cons Booking: www.apollocinemas.com In February 2012, the Korean Film Night introduces a mini-season featuring the works of Director E J-Yong. The Korean Film Night will be screening 4 of E J-Yong’s most memorable films throughout February, namely An Affair (1998), Untold Scandal (2003), […]

Films at the Embassy of Japan:The Glass Cape

Films at the Embassy of Japan:The Glass Cape

Date: 22 February 2012 Venue: The Embassy of Japan in the UK, 101 – 104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT Web1: http://www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp/en/event/films/films_2011_booking.html Web2: http://www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp/en/event/films/film_022012.html Organiser: The Embassy of Japan in the UK The film is based on the story ‘Misty Kid of the Wind’ by poet/novelist Kenji Miyazawa, who was born and spent his entire life […]

Screening of Tatsumi

Screening of Tatsumi

Date: 19 February 2012, 8:00pm Venue: Tricycle Cinema, 269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR Tel: 020 7328 1000 Web: http://www.tricycle.co.uk/current-programme-pages/cinema-program/cinema/tatsumi/ Organiser: Tricycle Theatre An affectionate and beguiling animated celebration of the life and work of Japanese comic artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Dissatisfied with Japanese cartoons catering solely for children, Tatsumi coined the term Gekiga (pictorial […]

London Korean Film Night: Untold Scandal

  Director: E J-yong Running Time: 120 mins Screening Date: February 16, 2012 Certificate: 18 Theartre: Multi-Purpose Hall, KCCUK Synopsis Based on the novel ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses,’ this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a younger cousin, Jo-won, […]

London Korean Film Night: Untold Scandal

  Director: E J-yong Running Time: 120 mins Screening Date: February 16, 2012 Certificate: 18 Theartre: Multi-Purpose Hall, KCCUK Synopsis Based on the novel ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses,’ this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a younger cousin, Jo-won, […]

Katsumi Sakaguchi in conversation

Katsumi Sakaguchi in conversation

Date: 13 February 2012 from 6.30pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH As a director, scriptwriter, cameraman and editor, Katsumi Sakaguchi is one of Japan’s most talented filmmakers, boasting a wealth of experience working for both television companies and also independently. Although with a background in documentary, the […]

Whose Film Is It Anyway? – Contemporary Japanese Auteurs The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2012

Whose Film Is It Anyway? – Contemporary Japanese Auteurs The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2012

Date: 10 February 2012 – 28 March 2012 Venue: London (ICA Cinema), Sheffield (Showroom Workstation), Edinburgh (Filmhouse), Glasgow (Glasgow Film Theatre), Belfast (Queen’s Film Theatre), Bristol (Watershed), Nottingham (Broadway) This year’s Japan Foundation annual touring film programme looks at narrative creativity by contemporary Japanese directors in contrast to the recent storm of adaptations, and how […]

London Korean Film Night: Dasepo Naughty Girls (2006)

London Korean Film Night: Dasepo Naughty Girls (2006)

Director: E J-yong Running Time: 111 min Screening Date: 7pm, February 09, 2012 Theartre: Multi-Purpose Hall, KCCUK Synopsis Based on the popular Internet novel, Multi-Cell Girl , the film takes place in No-Use High School, a school renowned for its sexual aberrations. The student body is comprised of sexually ambiguous teenagers, and the student president […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club