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Set in a working class district of Tokyo in 1958, the year when Tokyo Tower was built. Norifumi (Tsutsumi Shinichi) runs a garage in Yuuhi-machi 3-chome. A woman named Mutsuko comes to the garage to work, but she is disappointed to find that it is such a small place. Norifumi's son, Ippei, cheers her up by telling her that they are getting a TV at home soon. Meanwhile, the owner of the Sweet Shop opposite the garage, Chagawa (Yoshioka Hidetaka) drunkenly agrees to look after a boy named Junnosuke. Yuuhi-machi 3-chome welcomes the two new inhabitants. Everyone is in a festive mood with the coming of TV, Christmas and other happy news. The years roll by, then Junnosuke's father turns up in town. There is already a strong bond between Chagawa and Junnosuke, but Chagawa, thinking about the boy's future, sends him off with his father.

Movie: Always Sunset on Third Street

Date: 28th February 2015

Venue: Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Gates Open: 1:30pm

Time: 2:00pm

Entry: Free

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Based on a short story by noted historical novelist Fujisawa Shuhei. Unasaka domain, northeastern Japan -- the Edo period. Crossing practice swords with Magoshiro (Miyao Shuntaro), the domain's best sword-fighter, Ito (Kitagawa Keiko), the only daughter of an Unasaka official and a talented fencer, falls in love for the very first time. Several months later, however, Magoshiro is ensnared in the insidious plot of a high clan official -- not knowing what to do, Magoshiro takes his own life. Upon hearing the devastating news, Ito vows to take revenge.

Movie:After the Flowers

Date: 28th March 2015

Venue: Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Gates Open: 1:30pm

Time: 2:00pm

Entry: Free

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Spring of 1959. Chagawa (Yoshioka Hidetaka) still thinks of Hiromi (Koyuki) who took off without a word, while living with Junnosuke (Suga Kenta), a boy Hiromi left in his care. At Suzuki Auto, where Suzuki Norifumi (Tsutsumi Shinichi) and his wife Tomoe (Yakushimaru Hiroko) live, Mutsuko (Horikita Maki) is established enough to stand on her own two feet. Then the Suzukis gain a new family member - their relatives' daughter whom they are going to look after. To Chagawa, Junnosuke's biological father, Kawabuchi, comes to take back his son. In order to keep Junnosuke with him, the father imposes conditions upon him to give the boy a decent life. To secure a stable life and also to prove himself to Hiromi, Chagawa starts writing again to win the Akutagawa award, a once abandoned hope.

Movie: Always Sunset on Third Street - 2

Date: 25th April 2015

Venue: Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Gates Open: 1:30pm

Time: 2:00pm

Entry: Free

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Osaka Hamlet 30th May 2015

 

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