Not Held at Japan Society – New York Debut of Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story
Opens Friday, January 12
Color, running time 85 minutes, documentary. Held at Cinema Village, 22 E. 12th Street, NYC.
Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story follows the remarkable story of a 13-year-old Japanese girl abducted on her way home from school by North Korean spies. An extraordinary tale of mystery, intrigue and family, the film is told through the eyes of the girl’s parents who have been searching for their daughter for nearly 30 years. A human story about a strange, painful journey, full of bizarre twists as an ordinary banker and his housewife are caught up in a life they could never have imagined. Ultimately, ABDUCTION is a moving, emotional testament to the unbreakable bonds of love.
Having its New York debut at Cinema Village, Abduction has won six awards and received critical praise from The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, the Austin Chronicle and many others.
- January 12, 2007 – January 12, 2007