14th Japanese Film Festival

Villon's Wife

With an abundance of Australian premieres, special guests and fantastic prizes, this year's Japanese Film Festival will be nothing short of spectacular.

Thursday 2 December - Tuesday 7 December 2010
Full $15 Concession $13 ACMI Member $11 Japan Foundation Members $11
5-Film Pass $60
School Screening (Shodo Girls) $7
NB > 5 Fim Passes can only be purchased in person at the ACMI Tickets & Information Desk.

About Her Brother

A moving story about fractured family relationships and the power of sibling bonds.

Flavour of Happiness

The story of a chef and a single mother who develop a father-daughter relationship.

Zero Focus

When a newly married man suddenly disappears, his wife embarks on a search to find him.


A saga spanning three generations that traces the changes in Japan from the 1930s to the present.

Time of Eve: The Movie

Love the series? This feature-length version includes additional footage seen for the first time.

Dear Doctor

Dr Ino is popular and inspiring. There's just one problem: he's not a qualified doctor.


A devastated mother seeks revenge for the murder of her four-year-old daughter.

The Summit: A Chronicle of Stones

A team of explorers attempt to scale Japan's 'Mountain of Death' to complete a map of their nation.


A young couple are caught in the transition from adolescence and adulthood.

Sword of Desperation

An exhilarating film adaptation of Shuhei Fujisawa's latest samurai saga.

Shodo Girls

What happens when traditional Japanese calligraphy meets contemporary J-pop and dance?


Two unlikely friends become both partners and rivals in the boxing ring.

Villon's Wife

A period melodrama exploring a woman's marriage to her talented but self-destructive writer husband.

Castle Under Fiery Skies

Ever wondered how a castle is built?

A Lone Scalpel

A promising doctor is faced with an ethical dilemma when he opts to work in a small city hospital.

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