Expat Cinema: Asako I&II – Cinema Galeries

Expat Cinema: Asako I&II

Directed byHamaguchi Ryusuke

Expat Cinema: Asako I&II

Directed byHamaguchi Ryusuke, starringKarata Erika, Higashide Masahiro, Yamashita Rio
  • ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Japanese
  • SUBTITLES EN
  • COUNTRY France, Japon
  • Duration 119
  • Prices 9.00 €, 7.00 €, 6.50 €, 6.00 €
  • Moderator ticket Article 27, Arsène 50
  • Abonnement Carte 5 places, UGC Unlimited, Cineville Pass

Synopsis

Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality.

Synopsis

Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality.

“Asako” proceeds from a premise that flirts with the mystic, but Hamaguchi executes it with elegantly rendered realism… The result is a picture that is simultaneously engaging and disconcerting.” New York Times


« Brilliant melodramatic flourishes adorn the blank center of this passionate fable » New Yorker