Asako I & II
- Sat Jun 29
- Sun Jun 30
Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi Run Time: 119 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR
Release Year: 2019Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Starring: Masahiro Higashide, Erika Karata, Sairi Itô
A mysterious and intoxicating pop romance, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s follow-up to the acclaimed Happy Hour begins with Asako, a young woman who meets and falls madly in love with a drifter, Baku, who one day drifts right out of her life. Two years later, working in Tokyo, Asako sees Baku again — or, rather, a young, solid businessman named Ryohei who bears a striking resemblance to her old flame. They begin building a happy life together until traces of Asako’s past start to resurface.