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Sonatine ( 奏鳴曲)- Takeshi Kitano ( 北野武), 1993 ( Japanese film)

Hosted by the Consul of the London East Asia Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 20 May 19:30 - 22:30

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It has been long time since our last event. For East Asian culture lovers, this is the film that you would not want to miss. Please come to join us. It is a small independent cinema but would be a great experience for a taste of Japan film.

Please book the ticket via website and will meet you there for a quick catch up before the film. 😊

Takeshi Kitano, Protected content , 94 min
Japanese with English subtitles

Murakawa (‘Beat' Takeshi), an established and ruthless gangster, is sent to intervene in a gang war on the island of Okinawa. When the situation takes a turn for the worse, Murakawa and his men are forced to retreat into hiding, but it’s not long before their enemies track them down. A final and breathtaking showdown becomes inevitable. Kitano's fourth feature was the first to make a splash at international film festivals, playing at Cannes (Un Certain Regard) in Protected content , and is arguably the most successful of his early films in distilling his signature blend of deadpan violence and warped whimsy.