Films at the Embassy of Japan: Our Mother
20 March 2013, London
Directed by Yoji Yamada »³ÅÄÍÎ¼¡ / 2008 / 112 mins
Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 18:30
Doors open at 18:00. No admittance after 19:00
Back in 1940, while Japan is heading for the darkest time in its history - the Second World War, the Nogami family lives frugally but happily in Tokyo. However, Shigeru, a researcher in German literature with anti-war ideas, is arrested for violating the Peace Preservation Law, and the life of his family drastically changes. Kayo struggles to support her family while she lavishes affection on her children.
The film was officially entered in the 58th Berlin International Film Festival Competition Section in 2008
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20 March 2013, 6.30pm
The Embassy of Japan in the UK, 101 - 104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT
The Embassy of Japan in the UK