FREE Japanese film showing in May 2018

We will show another Japanese film this Thursday. ALL WELCOME!

Date: Thursday 10 May 2018
Time: 7pm
Place: L.G.03

Free Admission No booking required English Subtitles

A Tale of Samurai Cooking

© 2013 “A Tale of Samurai Cooking” Film Partners

Director : Yuzo Asahara
Cast: Aya Ueto, Kengo Kora, Kimiko Yo, Riko Narumi
2013 | 121mins
Parental Guidance Recommended for Young Viewers

A True Love Story

Funaki Dennai laid the foundations for Kaga clan cuisine in the Edo Period as a “kitchen samurai” who prepared food for the nobility. This heartwarming drama depicts the internal affairs of the Kaga clan from the perspective of a woman who marries Funaki’s son. It features meals made according to the Funaki family’s recipe collection “Ryori Mugonsho” and recreates the workings of samurai family kitchens at the time.

Presented by Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland, The Japan Foundation and The University of Waikato

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