Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival Special
Legendary Yubari is the favorite festival of Quentin Tarantino and for 20 years has been the meeting point for fans of young Japanese cinema and film freaks from all over the world. We present a selection of typical films from Yubari from 2009 and 2010.
The aroma therapist Yuriko catches a whiff of her colleague's sweaty nephew and immediately is overwhelmed by desire and obsession. Or is it actually innocent love? The new black comedy from rising talent YOSHIDA is both naughty and nice.
Filmography: 2006 Coming With My Brother (Ototo to Iku / NC 06)
Hi! Otsuka Drugstore
A bad-tempered drugstore owner strikes up an unconventional friendship with one of her customers, a timid schoolgirl obsessed with a certain boy. A lovely and twisted comedy on the trials and tribulations of first love.
Thursday, April 15, 8:15 p.m. Festival Centre