Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha: The Great Departure

July 7, 2011
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2011. 111 min., 35 mm, in Japanese with English subtitles.
Directed by Kozo Morishita. With the voices of Sayuri Yoshinaga, Masato Sakai, Kiyokazu Kanze, Hidetaka Yoshioka.

The much-anticipated animated epic based on Osamu Tezuka’s landmark bio of the Buddha. A spectacular, philosophical drama of life told through the eyes of Siddhartha, who will later become the Buddha.

Part of Japan Cuts 2011: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema

$12/$9 (members, students and seniors)

This event is SOLD OUT.

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  • Thursday, July 7, 2011
  • 6:45 pm