With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

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

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Kôji Fukada's award winning HARMONIUM opens at Lincoln Center next Friday, June 16th

Harmonium / Fuchi ni tatsu
Directed by Kôji Fukada
Japan/France, 2016, 118 minutes
Japanese with English subtitles

When: Opens June 16, 2017
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 West 65th Street, NYC

“Winner of the Prix du Jury in Un Certain Regard at Cannes, Harmonium observes a family as it’s dealt a tragic blow and then no less shaken by the process of recovery. Toshio (Kanji Furutachi) runs a garage workshop that opens right into the home he shares with his wife, Akié (Mariko Tsutsui), and their cute-as-a-button daughter, Hotaru (Momone Shinokawa). Trouble arrives when Toshio hires Yasaka (Tadanobu Asano), a friend with an unsavory past who’s in need of a break—though the complicated effects of his arrival on the close-knit family are best left unrevealed.” (Nicolas Rapold, Film Comment)

A Film Movement release.

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