North American Premiere
Inspired by a true story, Erica 38 stars actor and former pop idol Miyoko Asada as Satoko, an aging con artist who gradually swindles her way to wealth. Starting off with small-time pyramid schemes, Satoko is introduced to an experienced grifter who manages her through an investment scam with bigger takes, eventually leading her to reinvent herself in Thailand as a 38-year-old named Erica. Written and directed by the accomplished fine art photographer and filmmaker Yuichi Hibi, Erica 38 is the first film produced by the late Kirin Kiki, who also appears in her final screen role as Satoko’s mother.
2018. 103 min. Directed by Yuichi Hibi. With Miyoko Asada, Shunsuke Kubozuka, Takehiro Hira, Kirin Kiki.
This film is unrated, but is not recommended for persons younger than 12 years of age without parental guidance due to sexual content.
|Part of JAPAN CUTS 2019|
Tickets: $15/$12 students, seniors & persons with disability/$10 Japan Society members
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- Thursday, July 25, 2019
- 9:00 pm