Films

Bamy

  • バーミー
  • Director and script: Jun TANAKA
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 100 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • In the presence of the director
  • Wednesday, May 30, 22:30 Mousonturm Saal
  • Saturday, June 2, 22:30 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Birds Without Names

  • 彼女がその名を知らない鳥たち
    Kanojo ga sono na o shiranai toritachi
  • Director: Kazuya SHIRAISHI
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 123 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Wednesday, May 30, 17:15 Mousonturm Saal

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The Blood Of Wolves

  • 孤狼の血
    Koro no chi
  • Director: Kazuya SHIRAISHI
  • Japan 2018, DCP, 126 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Thursday, May 31, 22:15 Mousonturm Saal

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Breath of Rokkasho

Breath of Rokkasho

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The City of Betrayal

  • 裏切りの街
    Uragiri no machi
  • Director and Script: Daisuke MIURA
  • Japan 2016, DCP, 132 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere in the presence of the NIPPON HONOR AWARD recipient Shinobu TERAJIMA
  • Sunday, June 3, 19:45 Mousonturm Saal (with award ceremony)

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Cyclops

  • キュクロプス
    Kyukuropusu
  • Director, script, production & world sales: Norichika OBA
  • Japan 2018, Blu-ray, 108 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • International premiere
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Saturday, June 2, 22:15 Naxoshalle Kino

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Danchi Woman

  • Director: Akiko SUGIMOTO
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 66 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere in the presence of the producer Seiko KATO
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Supporting film: JOHNNY JEANA: PORTRAIT OF A TOKYO ROCKABILLY by James Partridge
  • Friday, June 1, 17:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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Dear Etranger

  • 幼な子われらに生まれ
    Osanago warera ni umare
  • Director: Yukiko MISHIMA
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 127 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere in the presence of the director and the composer and the producer Toru EMORI 
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Thursday, May 31, 19:30 Mousonturm Saal
  • Friday, June 1, 20:00 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura

  • DESTINY 鎌倉ものがたり
    Destiny Kamakura monogatari
  • Director: Takashi YAMAZAKI
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 129 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Thursday, May 31, 14:15 Mousonturm Saal
  • Sunday, June 3, 20:00 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Enokida Trading Post

  • 榎田貿易堂
    Enokida boekido
  • Director & Script: Ken IIZUKA
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 110 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • World premiere in the presence of the director and the actor Kiyohiko SHIBUKAWA
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Saturday, June 2, 17:00 Mousonturm Saal

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Exclusive Screening by NHK World-Japan

  • Tsuruko’s Tea Journey
  • by Keiko MATSUDA
  • Japan 2016, Blu-ray, 49 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Friday, June 1, 12:30 Mousonturm Studio 1
  • Living Ninja Legend
  • by Fuyuhiko NISHI
  • Japan 2016, Blu-ray, 49 min, engl. OF
  • Friday, June 1, 18:00 Mousonturm Studio 1
  • Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai’s Daughter
  • by Taku KATO
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 73 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Saturday, June 2, 20:00 Naxos Atelier

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Flower and Sword

  • 花戦さ
    Hana ikusa
  • Director: Tetsuo SHINOHARA
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 127 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Sunday, June 3, 14:00 Mousonturm Saal

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© 2017 “YOCHO” Project Partners

Foreboding

  • 予兆 散歩する侵略者 劇場版
    Yocho sanpo suru shinryakusha gekijoban
  • Director: Kiyoshi KUROSAWA
  • Japan 2018, DCP, 140 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Wednesday, May 30, 14:30 Mousonturm Saal
  • Thursday, May 31, 22:00 Mal Seh’n Kino

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A Free Man

  • 自由人
    Jiyujin
  • Director, camera & world sales: Andreas Hartmann
  • Japan / Germany 2017, DCP, 75 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • In presence of the director
  • Tuesday, May 29, 22:15 Naxoshalle Kino

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Hanagatami

  • 花筐
  • Director: Nobuhiko OBAYASHI
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 169 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere with a video message from the director
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Friday, June 1, 21:45 Mousonturm Saal

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The Hungry Lion

  • 飢えたライオン
    Ueta raion
  • Director: Takaomi OGATA
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 78 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Supporting film: SKIP CITY PRESENTS: A GIRL UNTOUCHABLE by Hidetaka KOMUKAI
  • Thursday, May 31, 20:00 Naxoshalle Kino

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Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops

  • アイスと雨音
    Aisu to amaoto
  • Director & script: Daigo MATSUI
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 74 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere in the presence of the director
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Supporting film: SKIP CITY PRESENTS: NAGISA by Takeshi KOGAHARA
  • Wednesday, May 30, 20:00 Naxoshalle Kino

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Inland Sea

  • 港町
    Minatomachi
  • Director & camera: Kazuhiro SODA
  • Japan / USA 2018, DCP, 122 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Friday, June 1, 12:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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Japan Institute of the Moving Image: Short Docs

  • The Road He Walks: A Story of He-Kun
    ひいくんの歩く町
    Hiikun no aruku machi
  • Director: Taku AOYAGI
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 47 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • International premiere in the presence of the director, the cinematographer, and of the lecturer and producer Takaharu YASUOKA
  • Crossing Road
    交差
    Kosa
  • Director: Hayato OBIKI
  • Japan 2015, Blu-ray, 44 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere in the presence of the director
  • Saturday, June 2, 12:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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© 1962 Kadokawa Pictures

Kiru

  • 斬る
  • Director: Kenji MISUMI
  • Japan 1962, 35mm, 71 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Tom Mes
  • Saturday, June 2, 22:30 German Film Museum

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Love and Wolbachia

  • 恋とボルバキア
    Koi to borubakia
  • Director, camera & world sales: Sayaka ONO
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 94 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • International premiere in the presence of the director
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Tuesday, May 29, 19:45 Naxoshalle Kino

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©2017 Lu Film partners

Lu Over the Wall

  • 夜明け告げるルーのうた
    Yoake tsugeru ru no uta
  • Director: Masaaki YUASA
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 107 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Thursday, May 31, 12:00 Mousonturm Saal
  • Friday, June 1, 15:30 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower

  • メアリと魔女の花
    Meari to majo no hana
  • Director: Hiromasa YONEBAYASHI
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 102 min, Japanese with German subtitles, released to age 6 or older
  • Thursday, May 31, 15:30 Mal Seh’n Kino (with German live voice over)
  • Friday, June 1, 12:00 Mousonturm Saal

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Moon and Thunder

  • 月と雷
    Tsuki to kaminari
  • Director: Hiroshi ANDO
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 120 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Friday, June 1, 14:15 Mousonturm Saal

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Mori, the Artist's Habitat

  • モリのいる場所
    Mori no iru basho
  • Director & script: Shuichi OKITA
  • Japan 2018, DCP, 99 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere in the presence of the director
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Tuesday, May 29, 19:30 Mousonturm Saal
  • Wednesday, May 30, 20:00 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Music of the Visual World: Japanese Indie Animated Shorts

  • In the presence of the curator Dr. Catherine Munroe Hotes and the director Yuki HAYASHI
  • Sunday, June 3, 18:15 Naxoshalle Kino

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Mutafukaz

  • Director: Shojiro NISHIMI, Guillaume Renard
  • Japan / Frankreich 2017, DCP, 90 min, French with German subtitles
  • Sunday, June 3, 12:00 Mousonturm Saal

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The Name

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The Night I Swam

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©Tomihiko Morimi,KADOKAWA/NAKAME COMMITTEE

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

  • 夜は短し歩けよ乙女
    Yoru wa mijikashi arukeyo otome
  • Director: Masaaki YUASA
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 93 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Saturday, June 2, 12:00 Mousonturm Saal
  • Sunday, June 3, 22:30 Mal Seh’n Kino

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© 2015 THE BOY AND THE BEAST FILM PARTNERS.
All rights reserved.

Nippon Film Breakfast: The Boy and the Beast

  • バケモノの子
    Bakemono no ko
  • Director & Script: Mamoru HOSODA
  • Japan 2015, 120 min, Blu-ray, Japanese with German subtitles, released to age 12 or older
  • Thursday, May 31, 10:30 Naxos Atelier

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Noise

  • Director & script: Yusaku MATSUMOTO
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 76 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Sunday, June 3, 20:15 Naxoshalle Kino

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Occult Bolshevism

  • 霊的ボリシェヴィキ
    Reiteki Borisheviki
  • Director & script: Hiroshi TAKAHASHI
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 96 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere in the presence of the director and the actresses Emina KONDO and Tomomi KONO
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Friday, June 1, 22:45 Mal Seh’n Kino
  • Saturday, June 2, 22:15 Mousonturm Saal

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Of Love & Law

  • Director: Hikaru TODA
  • Japan / UK / France 2017, DCP, 94 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere in the presence of the director and of the cutter and associate producer Takeshi HATA
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Saturday, June 2, 19:45 Naxoshalle Kino

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Oh Lucy!

  • オー・ルーシー!
  • Director: Atsuko HIRAYANAGI
  • Japan 2016, DCP, 95 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere; screening on 2.6. in the presence of the NIPPON HONOR AWARD recipient Shinobu TERAJIMA
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Thursday, May 31, 20:00 Mal Seh’n Kino
  • Saturday, June 2, 19:45 Mousonturm Saal

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© 1964 Kadokawa Pictures

On the Road Forever

  • 無宿者
    Mushuku mono
  • Director: Kenji MISUMI
  • Japan 1964, 35mm, 89 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Tom Mes
  • Friday, June 1, 22:30 German Film Museum

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One Cut of the Dead

  • カメラを止めるな!
    Camera o tomeru na!
  • Director & script: Shinichiro UEDA
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 96 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • In presence of the director and of the producer Koji ICHIHASHI and the director Alexander Iffländer (supporting film)
  • Supporting film: INTERGALACTIC DETEKTIVE DR. MONKULA by Alexander Iffländer
  • Wednesday, May 30, 22:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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Outrage Coda

  • アウトレイジ最終章
    Autoreiji saishusho
  • Director and script: Takeshi KITANO
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 104 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Tuesday, May 29, 22:30 Mousonturm Saal
  • Wednesday, May 30, 22:15 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Party ’Round the Globe

  • 地球はお祭り騒ぎ
    Chikyu wa omatsurisawagi
  • Director & script: Hirobumi WATANABE
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 116 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Supporting film: DEAR by Kohei IGARASHI
  • Wednesday, May 30, 14:45 Naxoshalle Kino

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Passage of Life

  • 僕の帰る場所
    Boku no kaeru basho
  • Director & script: Akio FUJIMOTO
  • Japan / Myanmar 2017, DCP, 98 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Supporting film: HERE AND ELSEWHERE, ON AND ON by Yoshimasa JIMBO
  • Friday, June 1, 19:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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Pumpkin and Mayonnaise

  • 南瓜とマヨネーズ
    Kabocha to mayonezu
  • Director: Masanori TOMINAGA
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 93 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere in the presence of the director
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Friday, June 1, 19:15 Mousonturm Saal
  • Saturday, June 2, 18:00 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Ramen Heads

  • ラーメンヘッズ
  • Director: Koki SHIGENO
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 93 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Friday, June 1, 20:00 Naxos Atelier (Nippon Film Dinner)
  • Saturday, June 2, 14:00 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Recall

  • 空飛ぶタイヤ
    Sora tobu taiya
  • Director: Katsuhide MOTOKI
  • Japan 2018, DCP, 120 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Sunday, June 3, 16:45 Mousonturm Saal

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© Toei Co., Ltd.

Red Peony Gambles Her Life

  • 緋牡丹博徒・花札勝負
    Hibotan bakuto – Hanafuda shobu
  • Director: Tai KATO
  • Japan 1969, 35mm, 98 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Luk van Haute
  • Sunday, June 3, 20:30 German Film Museum

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© 2018 River’s Edge Film Partners
/ Kyoko Okazaki / TAKARAJIMASHA

River’s Edge

  • リバーズ・エッジ
  • Director: Isao YUKISADA
  • Japan 2018, DCP, 118 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • In the presence of the director
  • Friday, June 1, 17:30 Mal Seh’n Kino
  • Saturday, June 2, 14:00 Mousonturm Saal

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© 1967 Toho Co., Ltd.

Samurai Rebellion

  • 上意討ちー拝領妻始末ー
    Joiuchi: Hairyo tsuma shimatsu
  • Director: Masaki KOBAYASHI
  • Japan 1967, 35mm, 128 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Luk van Haute
  • Friday, June 1, 19:45 German Film Museum

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© 1962 Toho Co., Ltd.

Sanjuro

  • 椿三十郎
    Tsubaki Sanjuro
  • Director: Akira KUROSAWA
  • Japan 1962, 35mm, 96 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Luk van Haute
  • Saturday, June 2, 18:00 German Film Museum

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Special Screening: Blue Film Woman

  • ブルーフィルムの女
    Buru firumu no onna
  • Director: Kan MUKAI
  • Japan 1969, DCP, 80 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • In presence of Stephan Holl and Peter Schulz of Rapid Eye Movies
  • Thursday, May 31, 20:00 German Film Museum

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Special Screening: Kurama Tengu

  • 鞍馬天狗
    Kurama tengu
  • Director: Teppei YAMAGUCHI
  • Japan 1928, DVD, 75 min, Japanese intertitles with German subtitles
  • With an introduction by Akihiko SHIOTA
  • Thursday, May 31, 17:00 Mousonturm Studio 1

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Special Screening: Vibrator

  • ヴァイブレータ
  • Director: Ryuichi HIROKI
  • Japan 2003, 35mm, 95 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Saturday, June 2, 16:00 German Film Museum

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Strange Fruit: Shorts

  • DEEP TASTES
  • Director & Script: Kohei NAKAYAMA
  • Japan 2015, Blu-ray, 45 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • ORDINARY EVERYDAY
  • by Noriko YUASA
  • Japan 2017, 30 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • International premiere
  • REMEMBER!
  • by Tetsuhiko TSUCHIYA
  • Japan 2016, 25 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • International premiere
  • International premiere in the presence of the director, of the producer Katsuhiko KOMINE and the actresses Mizuho MISATO and Ryoka NEYA (Deep Tastes)
  • Friday, June 1, 15:00 Naxoshalle Kino

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© 1966 Toho Co., Ltd.

Sword of Doom

  • 大菩薩峠
    Daibosatsu toge
  • Director: Kihachi OKAMOTO
  • Japan 1966, 35mm, 120 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Chris MaGee
  • Saturday, June 2, 20:00 German Film Museum

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© 2017 FUJI TELEVISION NETWORKAMUSE
INC_ GAGA CORPORATION All rights reserved

The Third Murder

  • 三度目の殺人
    Sandome no satsujin
  • Director & Script: Hirokazu KOREEDA
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 124 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Friday, June 1, 16:45 Mousonturm Saal
  • Sunday, June 3, 17:30 Mal Seh’n Kino

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© 1963 Toei Company, LTD

Thirteen Assassins

  • 十三人の刺客
    13 nin no shikaku
  • Director: Eiichi KUDO
  • Japan 1963, 16mm, 125 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Chris MaGee
  • Sunday, June 3, 18:00 German Film Museum

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Tokyo University of the Arts: Animation

  • In presence of Yuichi MATSUMOTO
  • Saturday, June 2, 17:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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Top Knot Detective

  • Directors & script: Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce
  • Australia 2016, DCP, 86 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Supporting film: MITOKOMON Z by Shogo OKAWA
  • Friday, June 1, 21:45 Naxoshalle Kino

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Trace of Breath

  • 息の跡
    Iki no ato
  • Director & camera: Haruka KOMORI
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 93 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere in the presence of the director and of the producer Takeshi HATA
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Thursday, May 31, 14:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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Tremble All You Want

  • 勝手にふるえてろ
    Katte ni furuetero
  • Director: Akiko OKU
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 117 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • German premiere in the presence of the director
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Wednesday, May 30, 19:45 Mousonturm Saal
  • Thursday, May 31, 17:30 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Violence Voyager

  • バイオレンス・ボイジャー
  • Director & Script: Ujicha
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 83 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere
  • Supporting film: INTERSTITIAL by Shunsaku HAYASHI
  • Thursday, May 31, 22:15 Naxoshalle Kino

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We Are

  • 青の帰り道
    Ao no kaerimichi
  • Director: Michihito FUJII
  • Japan 2017, DCP, 120 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • World premiere in the presence of the director and the actor Ryusei YOKOHAMA and the producer Chikara ITO
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award
  • Thursday, May 31, 16:45 Mousonturm Saal
  • Saturday, June 2, 20:00 Mal Seh’n Kino

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Wilderness (Part 1 & 2)

  • あゝ、荒野 (前篇・後篇)
    Aa, koya (zempen • kohen)
  • Director: Yoshiyuki KISHI
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 304 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere
  • Competition Nippon Visions Jury Award and Nippon Visions Audience Award
  • Sunday, June 3, 12:30 Naxoshalle Kino

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© 1961 Toho Co., Ltd.

Yojimbo

  • 用心棒
  • Director: Akira KUROSAWA
  • Japan 1961, 35mm, 110 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • With an introduction by Chris MaGee
  • Friday, June 1, 17:30 German Film Museum

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Zen and Bones

  • 禅と骨
    Zen to hone
  • Director: Takayuki NAKAMURA
  • Japan 2016, Blu-ray, 126 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • European premiere in the presence of the director and of the producer Kaizo HAYASHI
  • Thursday, May 31, 17:00 Naxoshalle Kino

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