The 6th Japanese Film Festival returns to Ireland, bringing with it the best of new Japanese cinema. The festival kicks off in Cork on the 3rd April, before touring to Galway, Limerick, Dublin and Waterford.
The busy programme will include the Irish premieres of films such as Japan’s official submission to the Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film category, The Great Passage, as well as the Japanese remake of the Clint Eastwood classic, Unforgiven, starring Inception star Ken Watanabe.
Also returning this year is the ever popular anime programme. This year’s highlights include the highly anticipated Patema Inverted and the Academy Award nominated The Wind Rises from legendary director Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away).
Venue and ticket sales information will be available at www.jff.ie