Art & Design

Films at the Embassy of Japan

A Sandcastle Model Home Family 瑤及曉及伕申件末件

22 June 2011, London

A Sandcastle Model Home Family

Junichi Suzuki/1989/105 mins

Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 18:30
Doors open at 17:45 No admittance after 19:00


This comic social satire tells the story of the extremely average Kido family whose family dream comes true when they win the chance to live as a ‘model family’ in an estate agent’s show-house for a year. If they can fulfil a year’s contract showing prospective buyers around the show-house, the property is theirs to keep...


However despite at first seeming like the ideal set-up, the intrusion on their private lives and the pressure of always having to appear perfect soon becomes too much for the Kido family, and their dream slowly starts to lose its lustre...


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22 June 2011, 18:30
The Embassy of Japan in the UK, 101 - 104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT
The Embassy of Japan in the UK