2008, 113 min., 35mm. Directed by Masaya Kakei. With Takeshi Kaneshiro, Manami Konishi and Junko Fuji. NY Premiere.
Based on Japan’s bestselling novel by Kotaro Isaka.
The charming, handsome Grim Reaper, played by heart throb Takeshi Kaneshiro, is visiting Earth with his dog, where he must observe his victims for seven days before deciding their fate. This time, he is assigned to depressed and lonely Kazue, developing a special relationship with her that lasts for longer than he ever expected. Kaneshiro, star of Chungking Express and House of Flying Daggers returns to Japanese cinema after a five-year absence.
$11 general / $7 Japan Society members & seniors.
Tickets for July 3 and July 4 are SOLD OUT.
Part of JAPAN CUTS – Festival of New Japanese Film.
Co-presented with the New York Asian Film Festival.
- July 3, 2008
- 8:45 pm