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The festival runs from February 4 to 14 at ICA cinema in London, before going on tour. It will be visiting Queen's Film Theatre, Belfast (Feb 21 to 24), Filmhouse, Edinburgh (March 4 to 10), Broadway, Nottingham (March 11 to 16), Arnolfini, Bristol (March 18 to 20), Showroom Workstation, Sheffield (March 22 to 28).

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Japan Film Festival Latest Reviews

Go
Go
Korean youth in Japan fights against prejudice.
One Million Yen Girl
One Million Yen Girl
A girl uses a target of earning a million yen to dictate when she moves from place to place.
Linda Linda Linda
Linda Linda Linda
In the days before the school's culture festival, a girl's music group is facing a dilemma.
Sawako Decides
Sawako Decides
A young woman struggles to save her family's ailing clam-packing business.
Cure
Cure
A detective investigates a series of murders, trying to work out why, despite each having the same methodology, the perpatrators appear to be different.

Japan Foundation Touring Festival Features

Big in Japan
To celebrate the Back To The Future touring festival, we examine the fall and rise of Japanese film.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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