Films at the Embassy of Japan： Bloom in the Moonlight
28 March 2012, London
Bloom in the Moonlight
Directed by Shinichiro Sawai / 澤井信一郎/ 1993 / 125 mins
Wednesday, 28March 2012, 18:30
Doors open at 18:00. No admittance after 19:00
Set in the Meiji era, the late 19th century, a film about the life of Rentaro Taki, who lived during the early stages of the development of Western music in Japan. Best known for the songs 'Kojo no tsuki' and 'Hana', he is one of the most prominent composers in Japan.
A talented young pianist, Rentaro seems set for a great career in music. He is chosen as a scholarship student to go and study in Germany. There he develops a relationship with another pianist, Yuki, all the while keeping his illness secret from her.
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28 March 2012
The Embassy of Japan in the UK, 101 - 104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT
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