Proudly presented by the Embassy of Japan in New Zealand and the Japan Foundation, the Japanese Film Festival is coming to Wellington once again! Due to the festival’s popularity, it will again take place at Paramount Cinema, with plenty of space for the whole family!
In order to attend, please print out or download your free tickets from Eventfinda, and bring them along for entry to the theatre from 3:30 pm. All movies are preceded by a short documentary about Japanese culture, starting 10 minutes prior to the film’s screening. Seating is not allocated, so come early to secure your favourite spot!
Tickets will be available until 2 hours before the start of the film. After this, you will not be able to register online, but door entry will be available from 3:50 pm if there is space in the theatre.
The Japanese Film Festival 2017 offers entertainment with a mixture of drama, action and comedy that will inspire and engage those seeking to broaden their cultural horizons. All movies are free admission, so spread the word and bring along your friends and family! Please register and print or download your free tickets by using Eventfinda’s registration system!
Title: My Love Story!!
Director: Hayato Kawai
Running Time: 105 Min
A live adaptation of the unique girls' manga, which has also been turned into a TV anime, follows the slapstick romantic antics of a pure-hearted and sincere guy with the looks of a meathead. The film recreates the humorous appearance of the characters in the original story, with lead actor Ryohei Suzuki putting on 30 kg for the role.
Takeo Goda (Ryohei Suzuki) is a freshman in high school, but his fierce-looking face and a hulking body look nothing like a high school student. His rugged looks and awkward manner repel girls, but his warm-hearted nature and willingness to help others make him popular with the guys!
The Embassy of Japan in New Zealand