The Blossoming of Etsuko Kamiya (Kamiya Etsuko no seishun)

July 15, 2007
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Monday, July 9 at 6:30 pm
Sunday, July 15 at 3:30 pm

From the director of Preparation for the Festival and Ronin Gai!

U.S. Premiere. 2006, 113 min., 35mm, color. Directed by Kazuo Kuroki. With Tomoyo Harada, Masatoshi Nagase, Shunsuke Matsuoka.

Etsuko lives in the country with her protective brother and his wife during WW II. In love with Akashi, a kamikaze pilot, Etsuko must accept the impending fate of his death, and is set up with his best friend, Nagayo. Focusing primarily on war stories in his last years, with characters always full of dignity and warmth, this stoic film marks respected director Kuroki’s final feature.

Tickets: $10/ $7 members & seniors/ $4.50 students*. Purchase tickets online below or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon-Fri, 10 am – 4:45 pm.

Sunday, July 15 at 3:30 pm:


* The Special Student Discount, reduced from $10 to $4.50, is made possible by the generous support of The Globus Family (Ticket discount is available for the first 700 tickets).

See overview of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film.

  • Sunday, July 15, 2007
  • 3:30 pm