(Door Opens @1:30PM)
Japanese-Taiwanese Co-Production Movie
Mom Thinks I’m Crazy to Marry a Japanese Guy (94mins, 2017)
Directed by Akihisa Yachida
Light refreshments will be served.
©2016 “Mamadame” Film Partners
A film adapting the Facebook page as well as photo book of a Taiwanese woman and a Japanese man which relates their becoming acquainted through to their marriage. Popular Taiwan actress and also director, Jian Man-shu, co-stars with model-turned-actor, Yuta Nakano. The film was shoot in various locations like Jiufen, Kengting in Taiwan and Kamakura, Hiroshima in Japan.
A very dynamic young lady, Lin (Man-shu), has a thing for Japanese culture while living in Taiwan. Amid the chaos of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, Lin receives a message on Facebook from a young Japanese man, Mogi (Nakano) who has been curious about the Japan-friendly country. Through their chats, they become friends and eventually go on a date in Taiwan. After their first date, they spent more time talking about their hopes, dreams, fears, and finally came to a decision together to try and make things work, despite the circumstances.
*Mandarin, Japanese and Taiwanese with English subtitles
Click Here to Watch the Trailer (No English sub.)