JAPANEMA

JFLA provides high quality Japanese film screening every second and fourth Wednesday, 7:00pm at JFLA Auditorium (5700 Wilshire Blvd, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90036) 

Free to attend. Reservation is not required.
Street Parking is available.

 

5/23/2018@ 7PM

Beautifully crafted sci-fi setting is reminiscent of the films of Kubrick or Tarkovsky

The Whispering Star (100mins, 2015)

 

Directed by Sion Sono

 


©SION PRODUCTION

 

A science-fiction drama by internationally popular director, Sion Sono, who brings to life a script he wrote in 1990. An android delivering packages to a decimated human race is depicted in black & white imagery and whispered dialogue. The film won the NETPAC Award for World or International Asian Film Premiere at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival.


Yoko, an android courier for an interstellar delivery service, travels to desolate planets for the sake of the endangered species known as human beings. One day, Yoko lands on a planet where fragile humans who could die through loud noise dwell.

 

*In Japanese with English subtitles

Click Here to Watch the Trailer