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Asako I & II

Sat, Sept 14 / 7:30 pm
Wed, Sept 18 / 7 pm
Thu & Fri, Sept 19 & 20 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 21 / 5 pm
Wed, Sept 25 / 9 pm
Sat, Sept 28 / 3 pm & 5 pm
Directed by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
2018, Japan, 119 min
Japanese with English subtitles

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 in love with a drifter, Baku, who one day vanishes 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.

Reviews

Beguiling and mysterious.
— Michael Leader, Sight & Sound
Beautiful. A fable of love lost and found.
— Jordan Cronk, Film Comment
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