Sad Vacation

July 6, 2008
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2007, 136 min., 35mm. Directed by Shinji Aoyama. With Tadanobu Asano, Eri Ishida and Yu Aoi.  NY Premiere.

Official Selection, Venice Film Festival 2007.

Kenji, played by superstar Tadanobu Asano, swears revenge when he unexpectedly finds his mother, who had abandoned him as a child, now living with a new husband and son. In this sequel to Helpless (1996) and Eureka (2000, winner at Cannes), director Aoyama completes this trilogy with the powerful story of a man who tries to stand against his fate and rejects the blood ties that keep coming back to haunt him.

$11 general / $7 Japan Society members & seniors.
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Part of JAPAN CUTS – Festival of New Japanese Film.
Co-presented with the New York Asian Film Festival.

  • Sunday, July 6, 2008
  • 1:15 pm