Can’t Stop the Dancing (aka Dance With Me)
Friday, July 26, 4:15 PM
Feature Slate | Opening Film
SOLD OUT: A waitlist will begin at the Box Office one hour prior to the screening. Being on the waitlist does not guarantee admission.
When an entry level Tokyo salarywoman with executive level aspirations wakes up from hypnosis performed by a shady carnival magician (played by Akira Takarada, of Godzilla fame), she suddenly can’t help but break into song and dance whenever she hears music. Desperate to break the spell before an important meeting, she chases the evasive hypnotist across the country, singing and dancing herself into and out of trouble along the way. With his signature light touch and knack for ensemble comedy, director Shinobu Yaguchi (Swing Girls) delivers a winning office comedy-road trip-musical led by Ayaka Miyoshi’s irresistible breakout performance.
2019. 103 min. Directed by Shinobu Yaguchi. With Ayaka Miyoshi, Akira Takarada, Yu Yashiro, Takahiro Miura.
|Part of JAPAN CUTS 2019|
Tickets: $21/$18 students, seniors & persons with disabilities/$16 Japan Society members
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