Movie Screening ‚Thermae Romae‘

Datum/Zeit
18.05.2019
10:00 - 14:00

Veranstaltungsort
Japanische Botschaft
Engestrasse 53
Bern

Kalender Import

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Beschreibung

《THERMAE ROMAE》
(2012, 108 min, Japanese with English subtitles)

A prior registration is required due to the limited number of seats.
Please send an email to jicc@br.mofa.go.jp by May 15, 2019 and share information of all guests‘ name as well as in which screening you would like to take part.

For further information, please refer to the event flyer and/or contact the JICC Team (tel: 031 305 15 70 / E-Mail: jicc@br.mofa.go.jp)

[Flyer]
https://www.ch.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000475273.pdf

[Description]
An adaptation of Yamazaki Mari’s popular manga, which has won both the 2010 Manga Taisho (Cartoon Grand Prize) and the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize for Best Short Work. Abe Hiroshi and the rest of its cast of talented actors with sharply sculpted faces throw themselves into their roles as citizens of ancient Rome. Another striking aspect is its large open set built at Cinecitta, Italy’s largest film studio.
Lucius (Abe), an architect of spa baths for the Roman Empire, inadvertently travels through time and finds himself in a modern Japanese bathhouse. He takes elements of Japanese culture that he learns there back with him to Rome and is hugely successful, which leads the Emperor to command him to build a massive spa.

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]
2012 Udine Far East Film Festival
2012 Toronto International Film Festival, Gala Presentation
2012 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Panorama
2012 Hawaii International Film Festival, Spotlight on Japan
2012 Japanese Film Festival (Sydney), Opening
2012 Japanese Film Festival (Melbourne), Opening