Join us for Japanese Film Evening!
Free Japanese films shown at Massey University (SNW100：Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre 100) are usually screened on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm and are preceded by a documentary about Japanese culture from 6:15 pm.
- All films have English subtitles.
- Booking is not necessary.
- Films, dates and times are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
- This event will be held only under NZ Covid-19 Alert Level 1.
Please contact us to confirm details.
We hope that you will enjoy the films and gain a deeper insight into various aspects of Japanese culture.
August film: "Nobody to Watch Over Me "
(2009, 118min. Rating : M)
A deep drama depicting the fears of a modern day society, it portrays the distress of the family of a juvenile criminal and the conflicts of the detective ordered to protect them. The Funamura family is the target of mass media attention after their first son commits an act of murder.
Furthermore, every move detective Katsuura takes in protecting the bewildered daughter of the family, Saori, is being fully exposed over the internet. In a deadly game of hide and seek, will Katsuura and Saori be freed from the malicious attempts of internet critics?
©2009 Fuji Television Network, Nihon Eiga Satellite Broadcasting Corporation, Toho
Presented by the Consulate-General of Japan, the University of Auckland, Massey University and the Japan Foundation.