With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Monday, October 03, 2016

PAPRIKA will be shown at Japan Society on Friday, October 7th

Japan Society NY
Monthly Classics Series
Paprika / Papurika
Directed by Satoshi Kon
Japan, 2006, 90 minutes, 35 mm, color
In Japanese with English subtitles

When: Friday, October 7, 2016 at 7 PM
Where: Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, NYC

In an alternate near-future, a revolutionary technology called the DC Mini allows a group of researchers, led by the brilliant Dr. Atsuko Chiba, to enter and record the dreams of psychiatric patients. When the prototypes are stolen, however, the dream world starts crashing into reality with increasingly disastrous effects. Aided by a trauma-stricken detective, Dr. Chiba sets out to track down the thief. The fourth and final film by the late, great Satoshi Kon is a culmination of the groundbreaking director's visual style and a crowning achievement of Japanese animation.

This screening is in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the film's release and is part of Japan Society's Monthly Classics film series which offers year-round screenings of beloved classics, hidden gems and recent discoveries of Japanese cinema.

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