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10 & 11 December 2010
British Academy of Film and Television Arts
195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN



PREMIERE JAPAN 2010 will screen the best and most recent films to come out of Japan selected by writer and East Asian film expert, Tony Rayns, and film scholar and critic, Alexander Jacoby.


Friday, 10 December, 19:30 - Villon's Wife (Rated PG12 in Japan)


By Invitation Only


A number of places are available specially for webmagazine subscribers for the gala screening of Villon's Wife on Friday, 10 December at 7.30pm. The screening will be preceded by a reception at 6.30 pm. Places will be allocated on a strictly first-come, first-served basis. Places are limited and registration in advance is essential. To apply, please email premiere@ld.mofa.go.jp by 5pm on 7 December with your name, email address and affiliation, quoting WEBMAGAZINE in the subject line.


Saturday, 11 December

c2009 Fuji Television Network//Papado/Shinchosha Publishing /Nihon Eiga Satellite Broadcasting Corporation

Saturday screenings are open to all members of the public. Exclusive free tickets are available from the Embassy of Japan. For a full list of screenings and synopses and details of how to book seats, please visit http://www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp/en/event/premierejapan10.html


13:00    CRAZY THUNDER ROAD 餭 | Japan | 1980 | 90 mins
                (Contains strong language and scenes of a violent nature)

15:00    RAIL TRUCK ȥå | Japan | 2010 | 116 mins

17:30    GOOD MORNING TO THE WORLD!! åɥ⡼˥!! | Japan | 2010 | 81 mins

19:30    THE CHEF OF THE SOUTH POLE | Japan | 2009 | 125 mins



Tickets are also available from BAFTA.