Japanese Film Week in Budapest … June, 8 – 13. 2015.


Toldi Cinema – District, V., 36-38 Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Road

All the films start at 7 p.m.  … the entry ticket is 500HUF

The six films are all Hungarian premiers.

The Japanese Film Week is here again showcasing a selection of interesting films in-and-around the theme of Japanese cuisine. The films are in the native language, having English subtitles and interpretation by Hungarian voice-over. For those who wish to hear only the Japanese version better take some earplugs along.

Monday, June, 8. 2015. – Rinco’s Restaurant

Director: Mai Tominaga

So devastated is Rinco (Kou Shibasaki) by a broken relationship that she loses the ability to speak, and returns to the bosom of her native home and free-spirited mother, Ruriko.

Tuesday, June, 9. 2015. – A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story

Haru has an excellent sense of taste and surpassing skill in the kitchen, but she has been divorced from her first husband after only a year of marriage because of her impetuous character

Wednesday, June 10, 2015. – Mourning Recipe

Director: Yuki Tanada

Heartbroken Yuriko comes back to her parents’ house after deciding to divorce from her husband, only to find a recipe book for life, left by her late mother Otomi who just passed away.

Thursday, June, 11. 2015. – The God of Ramen – Documentary

A ramen shop named “Taishoken” and has 50 years history and is known for its endless lines.

Friday, June, 12. 2015. – Ramen Samurai

Director: Naoki Segi

Hikaru is working as a designer at a mid-level Tokyo ad agency. Years ago he left home hoping to make a career as a designer in far-off Tokyo.

Saturday, June, 13, 2015. – Kamome Diner  

Director: Naoko Ogigami

Sachie is a Japanese woman living alone in Helsinki, who is trying single-handedly to establish a new cafe serving Japanese-style food.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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