japanese film festival

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Swing Girls


This annual showcase of Japanese film returns to ACMI to celebrate its tenth year.



Mon 23 Oct - Wed 25 Oct 2006
Free, but tickets required
> available from Sat 21 Oct



Presented by Japan Foundation in cooperation with Consulate-General of Japan, Melbourne


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swing girls

The delightful story of a group of hapless high school girls who accidentally stumble upon the allure of big band jazz.


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the face of jizo

Based on the play by Hisashi Inoue, this film depicts the anguish and struggles of a Japanese woman who barely survived the bombing of Hiroshima.


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the castle of sand

This adaptation of a Matsumoto crime novel follows two detectives as they investigate the murder of a 60-year old policeman at Tokyo Railway Station.


 
 
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