Death Note (Desu noto)

July 6, 2007
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Friday, July 6 at 8:30 pm
Q&A with director following the screening.

11 pm
JAPAN CUTS Launch Party with Directors Shusuke Kaneko and Sion Sono!

Sunday, July 8 at 3:30 pm
Introduced by director prior to screening.

New York Premiere. Co-presented with New York Asian Film Festival. 2006, 126 min., 35mm, color. Directed by Shusuke Kaneko. With Tatsuya Fujiwara and Kenichi Matsuyama. 

When the devil gives Light the “Death Note,” he begins killing off criminals and corrupt politicians under the names of Kira. Believing he is creating a better world, he quickly becomes a hero for the masses, creating a media frenzy. Brilliant detective L is determined to capture Kira, who he knows is truly Light, waging a battle of wits to proclaim his true identity.
Purchase tickets online below or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon-Fri, 10 am – 4:45 pm.

July 6 Launch Party ticket price (includes screening): $15/$12 members:


July 8: $10/$7 members & seniors/$4.50 students*:


* The Special Student Discount, reduced from $10 to $4.50, is made possible by the generous support of The Globus Family (Ticket discount is available for the first 700 tickets).

See overview of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film.

View trailer on YouTube.

  • Friday, July 6, 2007
  • 8:30 pm