J-Film: La La La at Rock Bottom
Presented by the Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan and Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C., Inc.
With support from the Japan Foundation
A musical coming-of-age drama set in Osaka from the director of "Linda Linda Linda" and "The Drudgery Train"
Shigeo (29), an underdog who gets beaten into amnesia, goes through a desperate struggle to remember his own identity with the help of a lone teenager Kasumi (17) who lives with her demented grandfather alone. She finds his talent to sing and invites him to join her managing band as its lead vocal. Although he tries to start his new life, all the memory coming back to his mind is the dark past he wants to erase. Now, singing is the only thing he is left with to deal with the life he has remembered and will be living. Can they find a shred of happiness in life even after he remembers everything?
Starring Subaru Shibutani, Fumi Nikaido, Sarina Suzuki
In Japanese with English subtitles | Not Rated | 103 min | 2014 | Directed by Nobuhiro Yamashita
Image: © 2015 Misono Universe Film Partners
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for security purposes.
Film program begins at 6:30 PM. Doors open 30 minutes prior.
No admission or re-entry will be permitted after 7:00 PM.
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When: Wednesday, Jan. 17 - 11:30 pm
Thursday, Jan. 18 1:30 am
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