Hoezo in Kino

After our journey to the Big Apple in 2017, this October we undertake a cinematic city trip to dazzling Tokyo. This metropolis has been the neon lit decor of countless films and in this series we try to showcase the many styles and genres Japanese cinema has to offer. From October 2nd we embark on a chronological journey through seven features – from the war ravished 1950’s to the futuristic dystopian cityscapes of 2019 Neo-Tokyo – experiencing the ever changing city as the backdrop for deranged yakuza antics, gender-redefining subcultures, highly stylized supernatural brawls and drug fueled nocturnal odysseys. It’s going to be a weird and wonderful ride. All presentations will be in original Japanese with English subtitles unless specifically mentioned otherwise.

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Tokyo Stories: Tokyo Story (1953)

1953 | Yasujirô Ozu |

In the small coastal village Onomichi live the retired Shukishi and his wife Tomi Hiroshima with their youngest daughter, schoolteacher Kyoko. When they decide to travel to Tokyo to visit...

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Tokyo Stories: Tokyo Fist (1995)

1995 | Shin'ya Tsukamoto |

Shin’ya Tsukamoto is seen as both leading actor and director of this violent drama. Tsukamoto plays fatigued insurance salesman Tsuda, frustrated by his unfilled job and his passionless relationship with...

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