It Came From Japan

Greenhorn Shorts: It Came From Japan
12th November at 8pm
Tickets: £7, £5 concs
ArtHouse Crouch End

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From the fantastically weird to the beautifully bizarre journey to Japan through this eclectic collection of Japanese and Japan inspired shorts films. Greenhorn has teamed up with Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia to bring you unconventional love stories, tall tales and and school girl rivalry of musical proportions.
 

FUGU TAKO

Fugu & Tako
Directed by Ben West
Two Japanese salary men’s lives literally transform when one of them eats a live puffer fish in a sushi bar.

VALLEY OF DOLLS

Valley of Dolls
Directed by Fritz Schumann
Ayano Tsukimi (64) is living in Nagoro, a village in eastern Iya on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. Not many people still live there. For those who die or move away, Ayano Tsukimi is making lifesized dolls in their likeness and putting them in places that were important to them.

SMALL GARDEN

Small Garden
Directed by Shunsuke Saito
Story of a life form which wakes up in an unknown mysterious world. As he goes deeper, he slowly understands what kind of place it is. The world seems beautiful, but it lacks what the real life has. He has to make a choice to stay or not.

JULIET

Two Juliets of Verona
Directed by Ken Ochiai
Verona Girls’ High School has been holding its legendary theater festival for 120 years. Julie and Yuri are competing with each other to appear as the star of the play. When they find out the school will become co-educational and a male transfer student appears, the battle intensifies.

SUROCHAN

Can & Sulochan
Directed by Mitsuyo Miyazaki
Sulochan, an Indian scientist living in Tokyo, falls in love with a vending machine.

TSUNAMI

Tsunami
Directed by Sofie Nørgaard Kampmark
Haru returns home in denial after a tsunami, where he must learn to deal with his loss through an encounter with a magical sea Spirit.

STROBOSCOPE

Stroboscope
Directed by Takeshi Asai
During a location tour sponsored by Ibaraki Prefecture, Nagayama is mistaken for the acclaimed director Shinohara and taken onto a tour bus to mentor the young creators on board. Meanwhile, the real Shinohara chases after them.

DOCTOR WHO

Japanese Doctor Who
Directed by Joshua Kahan
The Japanese Doctor transforms from his civilian identity to fight against Dalekor and his Cyber Men minions, calling on his martial arts prowess.