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Postponed - CJS Art of the Camera Film Series | To the Ends of the Earth (Tabi no Owari Sekai no Hajimari)

2019. 120 minutes. Drama. NR. Presented in Japanese with English subtitles.
Thursday, April 9, 2020
7:30-9:30 PM
Off Campus Location
We regret that we will be canceling the scheduled screening on April 9. A reschedule is pending, with the date to be announced. Take care, and we look forward to seeing you back at the movies soon!

Yoko (Atsuko Maeda in her third collaboration with director Kiyoshi Kurosawa) is a cautious, introverted, and determined to host of a popular TV travel show. On assignment in Uzbekistan — accompanied by her cynical director (Shota Sometani), a cameraman (Ryo Kase), an AD (Tokio Emoto), and a local Japanese speaking guide (Adiz Radjabov) — she searches for a mythical, fish, samples culinary delicacies, and seeks out other wonders in a land that often appears strange and hostile. But everything goes wrong. She’s unable to find the fish, she almost chokes on half-cooked food, and, frustrated by the failed filming, decides to set aside her host duties and take a stroll on her own. Lost in the streets of a foreign city, she finds herself adrift and alone, confronting her fears and hidden aspirations.

Cinematographer: Akiko Ashizawa

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Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty Street
Cost: Ticket prices are determined by the Michigan Theater.
Event Type: Film Screening
Tags: Film, Japanese Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures