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The 13th Japan Foundation Film Series - A Drop of the Grapevine ぶどうのなみだ

Event Type
Film Screening
Topics
hokkaido, japan foundation film series
Sponsor
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Japan Foundation
Location
101 Amory Building (505 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign)
Date
Nov 4, 2017   1:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public
Registration
Registration (cookies & snacks provided with registration)
Views
177
Originating Calendar
CEAPS Events Calendar

(c)2014 "A Drop of the Grapevine" Film's Partners

 

A Drop of the Grapevine depicts the relationships between two brothers and the people around them, set against the lush natural environment of Sorachi, Hokkaido.

 

Ao (Yo Oizumi) and Roku (Shota Sometani) are brothers living on a farm in Sorachi. The older brother Ao grows grapes and dreams of making the perfect Pinot Noir while his younger brother Roku tends to the wheat field inherited from their father. One day, a mysterious traveller named Erika (Yuko Ando) appears. An enthusiastic cook with an appetite for good wine, she quickly fits herself in with the residents of this small community, blowing a breath of fresh air through the quiet existence of Ao and Roku. (Directed by Yukiko Mishima. 2014. 117 min. Japanese with English subtitles)

 

This screening is part of the 13th Japan Foundation Film Series made possible by the generous support of The Japan Foundation.

 

A Drop of the Grapevine Official Site

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