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Director: Akira Ikeda
  • Comedy
  • Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Horror
World Premiere
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©Akira Ikeda / Happy Tent
Schedule & Ticket
TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN1
10/27 16:35- (93min) -
  • Q&A
  • Greetings from the stage
Greetings from the Stage of Yukari Hara(Actress), Syu Ono (Actor) has been cancelled. (Updated 10/27)
Guest (tentative): Greetings from the Stage: Akira Ikeda(Director), Chizuru Usui(Producer), Mizuki Osada(Cinematographer), Michi Ota(Actress), Hirofumi Shiba(Actor), Kujirako Sumii(Actress), Tomoko Yokoe(Actress), Keisuke Nishiyama(Actor), Tomoki Kimura(Actor), Toshiyuki Takahashi(Actor), Reika Miwa (Actress)
Q&A: Akira Ikeda(Director), Chizuru Usui(Producer)
Tickets ¥1500,
Student Tickets ¥1000
Student Tickets at the Door ¥500 Available from 0:00
SOLD OUT
TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills SCREEN1
10/29 10:20- (93min) -
  • Q&A
  • Greetings from the stage
Q&A of Kujirako Sumii(Actress), Toshiyuki Takahashi(Actor) has been cancelled. (Updated 10/19)
Guest (tentative): Greetings from the Stage: Akira Ikeda(Director), Chizuru Usui(Producer), Mizuki Osada(Cinematographer), Michi Ota(Actress), Hirofumi Shiba(Actor), Yukari Hara(Actress), Tomoko Yokoe(Actress), Keisuke Nishiyama(Actor), Sakae Tomomatsu (Actor), Ayumi Nigo (Actress), Ai Miyazawa (Actress)
Q&A: Akira Ikeda(Director), Chizuru Usui(Producer)
Tickets ¥1500,
Student Tickets ¥1000
Student Tickets at the Door ¥500 Available from 0:00
SOLD OUT
Situation of seats
:Still seats available :Only few seats left
:Tickets are sold out
* Tickets for some screenings/programs may be available again after sold-out.
Tax included.
Please note that the stage appearances of guests and scheduled time of the show may change according to circumstances.
Introduction
Konoko wakes up on the beach and goes looking for a barber to take out the bug stucking on her head. Doi, who will soon be a father, goes to make gloves for her wife as a gift, Kazuko wakes up at the theater, and goes home where she finds a blue monster. She goes to a shop to get rid of the monster. An unordinary drama unfolds against an ordinary backdrop in this magical and mysterious new fantasy by Akira Ikeda, who won the Tiger Award Grand Prize at Rotterdam with Anatomy of a Paper Clip.
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Director Akira Ikeda

In 2007, Akira Ikeda received an Audience Award at the Pia Film Festival for his feature film Blue Monkey. Landscape to Fly has won the Grand Prize at the Fukaya Indies Film Festival in 2008. Anatomy of a Paper Clip (2013) won the Dragons and Tigers Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival, and the Tiger Award Grand Prize at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. He joined short film making project "TKY2015" organized by Happy Tent.

Staff Director/Screenplay/Editor : Akira Ikeda
Cinematographer : Mizuki Osada
Producer : Chizuru Usui
Cast Kujirako Sumii
Hirofumi Shiba
Michi Ota
Shu Ono
Natsu Miyamoto
Tomoki Kimura
Reika Miwa
Sakae Tomomatsu
Keisuke Nishiyama
Shuen
Tomoko Yokoe
Toshiyuki Takahashi
Website
93min. Color Japanese | 2017 Japan |
◎Pre-order lottery
★Purchase of Pre-order lottery tickets are limited to 2 tickets per application (Seats cannot be reserved).
From 12:00pm on Sept. 27 Wed - 13:00pm on Oct. 3 Tue
"FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST" (Opening)
"The Stand-In Thief" (Special Screenings)
"Ismael's Ghosts" (World Focus)
 
 
◎Ticket Sales
★Tickets wil be sold by sections
※Three titles for pre-order lottery are not sold on Oct. 14 and 15.
Oct. 14 Sat
12:00pm〜
Asian Future・CROSSCUT ASIA・Co-Hosted/Allied Events and Others
16:00pm〜
Competition・Japan Now・Japanese Classics
Oct. 15 Sun
12:00pm〜
Japanese Cinema Splash・World Focus・Youth
16:00pm〜
Special Screenings・Special Program
TIFF Online Ticket
Purchase via TIFF Official Website
Ticket will be available through smart phone/tablet/PC.
Service Hours
・From 12:00pm on Oct. 14 Sat (Tickets wii be sold by sections) until 20 min. after the last screening on Nov. 3 Fri.
TIFF Ticket Center counters
Oct. 25 Wed 9:30am〜
TIFF Ticket Center (Roppongi Hills 2F O-YANE PLAZA)
Service Hours
・Oct. 25 Wed〜Nov. 3 Fri ・From 9:30 am until 20 min. after the start of the venue's last screening of the day.
・All-night screening tickets are also available at the temporary ticket sales counter at the theater after TIFF Ticket Center is closed (Cash Only).
・Tickets for all dates (including EX Theater) are sold here.
*Tickets for Kabukiza and Tokyo International Forum are not sold atTIFF Online Tickets and TIFF Ticket Center.
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