Neko Atsume House

July 16, 2017
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Novelist Masaru Sakumoto (Atsushi Ito) is in a professional rut. Once a celebrated hotshot in the literary world, he is now forced to churn out a zombie-themed serial novel to make ends meet. Panicked by feelings of failure, he seeks out an old house in the countryside to find inspiration and jumpstart his creativity. Once he settles in, however, he notices that he has some curious, whiskered neighbors. Initially annoyed, he eventually finds the battle to attract their attention oddly satisfying. Based on the popular smartphone game, Neko Atsume House uses its very simple premise to create an entirely unexpected and creative comedic drama about artistic integrity and personal fulfillment—with plenty of kawaii cats!

2017. 92 min. Blu-ray, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Masatoshi Kurakata. With Atsushi Ito, Shioli Kutsuna, Kayoko Okubo, Tae Kimura, Tomorowo Taguchi.

“Delightful, blood-pressure-lowering.” —Mark Schilling, The Japan Times

Part of JAPAN CUTS 2017.

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$14/$11 seniors & students / $10 Japan Society members

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Five-Film Pass: Purchase tickets for at least 5 different films in the same transaction and receive $2 off each ticket (Offer not valid for July 13 screening of MUMON: The Land of Stealth or July 20 screening of Over the Fence).

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Neko Atsume House © 2017 Hit-Point/"Neko Atsume House" Production Committee.

  • Sunday, July 16, 2017
  • 12:00 pm