Cult Japan

WHEN : 3rd July - 2nd September

Japanese film will make a long-awaited return to the Australian Cinémathèque when ‘Cult Japan’ opens for the eight-week film program running from 3 July to 2 September 2015 / Tickets are now on sale.

Featuring atomic monsters, cool assassins, geishas and gargantuas, ‘Cult Japan’ celebrates some of the most enduring genre films of Japanese cinema / The program of over 50 films includes underground classics and horror, comedy, action and anime that have attracted critical and popular acclaim around the world.

Fans of Japanese animation will be very familiar with Miyazaki’s beautiful handcrafted fables about the environment and social justice, and ‘Cult Japan’ offers a chance to reconnect with these stories and to introduce the filmmaker’s work to new audiences.

Image detail: Production still from ‘My Neighbour Totoro’ 1988 / Director: Hayao Miyazaki