Screening as part of Japan 2021: Over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network
Date: Weds 1 Dec, 7.15pm
Location: First floor Screen Room
Director Anshul Chauhan. 144 mins. Black & White.
Cast: Wan Marui , Hidemasa Masi & Taichi Yamada (Japanese with English subtitles)
Teenager, Sora finds her grand-father’s World War 11 diary and searches for a mysterious trove in her home town. Meanwhile a mysterious mute backward walking man could help her heal her fractured relationship with her father.
Kontora was awarded Best Film at Tallin Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia 2019
“A poetic meditation on the human cost of war”
The Japan Times
“Layered narrative and poetic allegory”
The Hollywood Reporter
The screening will be followed by a free Q&A session.
Places are limited so early booking is essential.