【Notice for The Treasure Box of Love and Death: Obayashi Nobuhiko Film Showcase】
In comply with the latest Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F) requirements, all screenings on 12 – 20 December of Obayashi Nobuhiko Film Showcase will be cancelled. (If other arrangements are to be made, details will be announced later.)
All tickets can be refunded. You can follow this link for the Refund Application Form – https://bit.ly/33vH8AB .
Please retain a photocopy of the completed and signed Refund Application Form and the original ticket(s) (both front and back) for record and future reference. Should any original documents be lost in the refund process and the applicant fails to provide the above for reference, refund would not be processed.
Refund Application Forms that are not signed will not be processed.
Please MAIL the completed and signed Refund Application Form and the original ticket(s) to the Hong Kong Arts Centre office’s address below BY 28 December 2020:
Moving Image Dept.
8/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre
2 Harbour Road
Upon receipt of the complete and accurate refund information and original ticket(s), the Hong Kong Arts Centre will refund the ticket amount(s) by mailing a cheque to the audience member.
For any enquiries, please contact Hong Kong Arts Centre via email firstname.lastname@example.org
We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and thank you for your understanding.
Seven WeeksFourth place (Top 10 Japanese Films of All Time), Kinema Junpo 2014
Obayashi Nobuhiko served as the “principal” of the “Ashibetsu Film School”, a film event organised by the town of Ashibetsu in Hokkaido, and this film was financed independently, with 80% of the budget raised from residents in the area. The story follows the events after the death of Suzuki Mitsuo, a retired doctor who passed away at the age of 95. His children gather from all over Japan to attend his funeral. It transpired that after his retirement, Suzuki had turned his home into a secondhand store, and between the first funeral ceremony seven days after his death and the seventh one held 49 days afterwards, his children fight over what to do with the old things scattered throughout his house, stirring up memories about World War II and Korean miners. The dead and the living, past and present intersperse throughout the film, along with the verses of the poet Nakahara Chuya, invoking a faint sense of nostalgia that harks back to the bitter memories of war.
Tickets are now available at URBTIX!
Individual tickets: $80 / $64*
Tickets package: $350 (Includes 1 ticket each of the 6 screenings)
*20% off for each purchase of 4 or more standard tickets.
*20% off discount for full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients. Tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis. Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission.
Credit card telephone booking: 2111 5999 | Ticketing enquiries: 3761 6661 (10:00-20:00 Daily)
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Programme enquiries: 2582 0203
【The Treasure Box of Love and Death: Obayashi Nobuhiko Film Showcase】
Venue: Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre
Presented by Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong and The Japan Foundation
Co-presented by Hong Kong Arts Centre
Supported by Japan Autumn Festival in Hong Kong - Rediscovering Nippon