1hr 18mins

The Snow Flurry is a deeply moving melodrama, specifically crafted for the talented actress Keiko Kishi. This masterful 1959 film explores a heart-wrenching tale of love that transcends generations and social barriers.

This film screens as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024.

The theme for this year's programme is: Unforgettable: Memories, Times and Reflections in Japanese Cinema

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Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024
Keisuke Kinoshita
Contains Foreign Language Subtitles

Hideo, the youngest son of the Nagura family, plans to commit double suicide with Haruko since his father disapproves of their relationship.

Hideo’s death brings shame upon the family, yet Haruko survives and raises their son Suteo.

18 years later, Suteo becomes entangled in another family tragedy.

With its sharp critique of family traditions and its non-linear structure, The Snow Flurry is one of the forerunners of the Japanese Nouvelle Vague.

This is a rare, unmissable opportunity to see this masterpiece on the big screen, screening from 35mm print.


Image Credit: ©1959 Shochiku Co., Ltd.

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Sun 31 Mar