@7th Shinyuri Film Festival
List of the Films and Program Information

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List of the Films
šEnglish@Lanugage@Program@indicated by English
šProgram with a nursery service nidicated by Nursery
9/29 SAT
Not One Less (19:00-21:00)
10/5 (Fri)-8 (Holiday)
10/5 FRI
2001: A Space Odyssey (14:30-17:00)iEnglishjNursery
Love Go Go(19:00-20:56)
WONDERLAND(21:11-23:00)
Man of the Story(12:30-14:19)
Paper Flowers(14:32-17:00)
LECTURE: Mr.Tadao Sato(17:30-18:00)
Eternal Thirst(18:17-20:45)
10/6SAT
Maybe Again Tomorrow(12:00-13:40)Nursery
Stereo Future(13:54-15:55)Nursery
EUREKA(16:30-20:09)
(PANEL DISCUSSION) (20:25-21:15)
Luna Papa (LECTURE)(13:00-14:49)Nursery
All About My Mother(15:29-17:10)Nursery
Brassed OffPERFORMANCE: Brass band)(18:53-20:40)iEnglishj
10/7 SUN
The Children of Heaven(12:00-13:30)Nursery
The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman(13:50-15:33)Nursery
2001: A Space Odyssey(16:15-18:44)iEnglishj
Off Balance (13:00-14:37)Nursery
PANEL DISCUSSION)(14:37-15:07)
Satree-Lex(15:16-17:00)Nursery
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge(17:30-19:31)
(Panel Discussion)(19:45-20:30)
10/8MON
Butterflyfs House(15:00-17:04)
(PANEL DISCUSSION)(17:15-18:05)
What's Eating Gilbert Grape(12:00-13:59)iEnglishjNursery
Galaxy Quest(14:13-15:55))iEnglishjNursery
21 Hall
Junior Workshop Films(11:00-13:30)
Graduation Film Productions(14:30-17:45),
Japan Academy of Moving Images
Ticket information

Tickets are available at Ticket PIA 03-5237-9999 (9/1 - 10/3)
Ticket PIAs in Kawasaki area
Odakyu, Machida, 3F
Marui Be, Machida 3F
Tokyu Store, Azamino
Marui, Kawasaki, 9F
Times Station Kawasaki, 1F
Isetan, Sagamihara, Annex B, 1F
Tokyu, Saginuma, 1F
Marui Family, Mizonokuchi, 9F
Shinyuri Film Festival Ticket Booth, VIVRE,
Shinyurigaoka 6F Warner
Mycal Cinemas (9/22,23,24,26,29,30, 10/3,4 12:00-18:00)
The Foundation of Kawasaki City Lifelong Learning Promotion Agency, 21Bldg B2F (9/1-10/3 9:00-17:00)
We recommend you get tickets in advance. Capacity is limited to seating. There is no standing room at Warner Mycal Cinemas. Films, times, guests are subject to change.
Questions: tel.044-953-2921 http://siff.moon.ne.jp
Program Information

Pre-Event: Open-Air Theater 9/29(SAT)
Pre-Event: Open-Air Theater
Admission Free
Place: Schoolyard of Asao Elementary School
(Gymnasium, in case of rain)
Open: 17:00 Start: 19:00 (to 21:00)
¡Not One Less
1999/China/106min.
Director: Zhang Yimou
Cast: Wei Minzhi, Zhang Huike
With the masterpiece gNot One Less,h Zhang Yimou was recognized as
one of the greatest film directors of the world. Although they are non-professional actors, the children in the film will seize your heart. (Mandarin with Japanese subtitles)
œEVENTS@There will be Performance of Chinese Music and vendors of
sweets and snacks.
EThere is no parking lot.
EOnly a limited number of chairs are available. Please bring your own or mats to sit on.
Special Opening Event 10/5(FRI) 10/7(SUN)
¡2001: A Space Odyssey
1968/USA/149min.
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Cast: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood
g2001: A Space Odysseyh is the greatest monument in the history of SF films. Kubrick has created a visual spectacle with Douglas Trumbull, a special effects artist, that is far from obsolete in this CG age. (English with Japanese subtitles)
Unknown Indian masterpieces 10/5(FRI)
¡ Man of the story (KATHAPURUSHAN)
1995/India, Japan/107min.
Director: Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Cast: Viswanathan, Mini
India experienced a drastic change after the appearance of Gandhi. The film depicts the life of a man from the Jotedar family and the beautiful landscapes of South India.
(Malayalam with Japanese subtitles)
¡ Paper Flowers (KAAGAZ KE PHOOL)
1959/India/148min.
Director: Guru Dutt
Cast: Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman
A famous film director happens to meet a woman who is ideally suited to star in his film. The film becomes a huge hit and the two become strongly attracted to each other, butc @(Hindi with Japanesesubtitles)
Magic in Indian Films \Guru Dutt\ 10/5(FRI)
¡ Eternal Thirst (PYAASA)
1957/India/145min.
Director: Guru Dutt
Cast: Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman
Vijay is an unsuccessful poet whose work is only respected by a prostitute, Gulab. He is killed in a train accident and his posthumous manuscript then becomes a bestseller. This film is one of Duttfs best works. (Hindi with Japanese subtitles)
Shinyuri Film ClassicsLondon-Taipei Two tales in two cities 10/5(FRI)
¡Love Go Go
1997/Taiwan/113min.
Director: Chen Yu-Hsun
Cast: Tang Na, Liao Hui-Jen
The film consists of cute and comical love stories of 4 residents in contemporary Taipei. The Taiwanese pop film involves laughter and
heartache. (Mandarin with Japanese subtitles)
¡ WONDERLAND
1999/England/109min.
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Shirley Henderson, Gina Mckee
Nadia who is 27 years old, unmarried, with no boyfriend, and her family live in London. The film carefully portrays the subtle elements of their lives. The music by Michael Nyman is also remarkable.
(English with Japanese subtitles)
Drink Beer ! Enjoy the music !@Letfs have a great time! 10/6(SAT)
¡Brassed Off
1996/England/107min.
Director: Mark Herman
Cast: Pete Postlethwaite, Ewan McGregor
Worrying about the closing of their coal mine, miners devote their
energy to leading their brass band to win a national competition.
Enjoy this masterpiece that is based on fact and has great music!
œwe will offer you a mini concert by the Amore Brass Band and a free
beer.
Films dedicated to mothers 10/6(SAT)
¡Luna Papa
1999/Germany,Austria,Japan/107min.
Director: Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov
Cast: Moritz BleibtreuAChulpan Khamatova
hI will find and marry the papa of the baby in my womb!h A girl who dreams of becoming a movie star goes on a journey with her family. f99 Tokyo International Film Festival, The Best Artistic Contribution
Award. (Tajik with Japanese subtitles)
œLECTURE: Mr. Kenzou HorikoshiiEuro Spacej
¡All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre)
1999/Spain/101min.
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Cast: Cecilia Roth,Marisa Paredes
After losing her son, Manuela goes back to a memorable place,
Barcelona. Great images tell us about a deep love. e99 Academy Award, Best Foreign Film. (Spanish with Japanese subtitles)
Come on, Father and Brother!@(Barrier-free) 10/7(SUN)
¡The Children of Heaven (Bacheha-Ye aseman)
1997/Iran/88min.
Director: Majid Majidi
Cast: Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi
Because a girl lost her shoes, she and her brother have only one pair
of shoes now. They have to share the pair to go to school, but the
brother runs for his lovely sisterfs smile. (Farsi with Japanese
subtitles)
¡The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman
1963/Japan/103min.
Director: Kihachi Okamoto
Cast: Keiju Kobayashi, Michiyo Aratama
An autobiography by a shabby businessman is nominated for the Naoki
prize! It makes him look back on his life. The film portrays the
sorrow of the war generation with a sense of humor. (Japanese)
–The equipment for ear-phone guides on films are available for these
two screenings. For the visually impaired, the films will be shown
with dubbed Japanese and voice guidance. Only 30 sets of the equipment
are available. Please call the office for reservation by September 30.
Tears and Laughter! Laughter and Tears! 10/8(MON)
¡What's Eating Gilbert Grape (‚d‚Ž‚‡‚Œ‚‰‚“‚ˆ)
1993/U.S.A./117min.
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Cast: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio
Gilbert cares for his obese mother and retarded brother. One day a woman comes to his town, and he falls in love with herc. The situation is severe, but some day it will be happy!
(English with@Japanese subtitles)
¡Galaxy Quest
2000/U.S.A./102min.
Director: Dean Parisot
Cast: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver
After the program comes to an end, a popular SF dramafs heroes live@their idle life. One day, aliens who worship them appear. Believe, and dreams come true! !
(English with Japanese subtitles)
ASIANšNEW WAVEYoung directors 10/6(SAT)
¡Maybe Again Tomorrow
2001/Japan/88min.
Director: Mitsuhiro Mihara
Cast: Kazue Fukiishi, Tetsu Sawaki, Yukari Oshima
gI wanna have today once again !h If such a wish could come truec.Seventeen, a favorite elder boy, a confession of love, riding a bike with him, fire works, a light cotton kimono, a summer festival. It will take you back to your youthful days for a moment. (Japanese)
œGUEST: Dir. Mitsuhiro Mihara
¡Stereo Future
2000/Japan/111min.
Director: Hiroyuki Nakano
Cast: Masatoshi Nagase, Akiko Momou, Naoto Takenaka, Kumiko Asou,Tamaki Ogawa
The time is 2002, which is coming soon. Is the future bright? It is a love story consists of four short episodes. (Japanese)
œGUEST: Dir. Hiroyuki Nakano
Returning from Zero 10/6(SAT)
¡EUREKA
2000/Japan/217min.
Director: Shinji Aoyama
Cast: Koji YakushoAAoi MiyazakiAMasaru Miyazaki
A young brother and sister and a bus driver are the only survivors of
a bus hijacking which took place in the full light of day. Traumatized
by that, they get isolated from society, but will restart their life
through their own small community. Cannes Film Fes. 2000, FIPRSCI
Award, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury.(Japanese)
œGUEST: Dir. Shinji Aoyama, Mr.Koji Yakusho
A friendship beyond gender
¡Off Balance
2000/Japan/95min
Director/Shin Togashi
Actor/Fumiyo Hyuga, Megumi Hatachiya, Mieko Harada
A story of the summer of a girl Chiaki, whose mottos are; 1.Never make
friends 2.Be cool. The summer change her life when she meets a gay man
Kiku-chan. (Japanese)
Guest: Dir. Shin Togashi, Ms Megumi Hatachiya
¡SATREE-LEX
2000/Thailand/104min
Director/Yongyooth Thongkongthunaka
Cast/Chaicharn Nimpulsawasdi, Sahaphap Tor Weerakhamin
Believe it or not, its a story of a volleyball team mostly made up of gay men who aim to compete in the national league. Just by watching, you'd be energized! (Thai with Japanese subtitles)
Super PremierFinally excitement of the Cannes had arrived!
Premier showings of 2 big films
gWarm water under a Red Bridgeh directed by Shohei Imamura
gButterflyfs Househ directed by Tetsuo Shinohara
at Warner Mycal Cinemas, Shinyurigaoka or
Shinyuri 21 Hall
Closing Special Event
¡Warm Water Under a Red Bridge
2001/Japan/119min
Director/Shohei Imamura
Cast/Koji Yakusyo, Misa Shimizu(Expected)
Story of a man who has been laid off and been abandoned by his wife.
He drifts to the small fishing town in north, and meets a mysterious
woman lives under the red bridge. Ultimate love story about a woman,
a man and the water that is surrounding them. (Japanese)
Guest: Dir. Shohei Imamura, Ms Misa Shimizu@(Expected)
Great actresses casted all in one
¡Butterflyfs House
2001/Japan/112min
Director/Tetsuo Shinohara
Cast/ Ruriko Asaoka, Mieko Harada, Kyoka Suzuki, Yasuko Tomita, Naomi Nishida, Tokiko Kato
A death of the female novelist. Five women reveal their hidden identities in the search
of "the truth" in the novelistfs death. (Japanese)
Guest: Tetsuo Shinohara, Ruriko Asaoka
Nursery services
Nursery services are available at the programs marked š.
The services are for children over 6 months and under 6 years of age (Preschool@age).
There is room for 15 children for each day. \200 will be chargedfor snacks.
Reservations are needed by September 28 (tel. 044-955-2921).
Disability Aid
There are spaces for wheel-chairs and lavatories for disabled people at
Warner Mycal Cinemas and 21 Hall. Wireless hearing-aids are available at Warner Mycal Cinemas
For people with hearing impairment, requests by FAX are welcomed.
(fax. 044-953-2931)
Note: gThe Elegant Life of Mr. Everymanh will be shown withoutJapanese subtitles.
Films made in Shinyurigaoka
<Junior Film Production Workshop Film Release>
Summer of 2001.
31 junior high school students applied for the cityproject learned the basic of the film making process. Three filmsthat they produced; "First Love in Midsummer", "Dynamite Drug" and"Diary" will be shown and a guest will evaluate the film.
œGuest Mr. Tadao Sato
<Graduation Film Productions, Japan Academy of Moving Images>
¡The Day Toshi Was Born
2000/16mm/55min
Director/ Hikaru Yoshikawa
Cast/ Kazuto Ohta, kazuya Okitsu
Something is wrong about the family of Toshihide, a junior high 2nd grader. His only comfort is his pet dog Beth. One@day, a tutor came
around and... A film participated in the Cannes film festival, student section.
¡HOME@
2000/16mm/67min
Director/Takahiro Kobayashi
"I" have decided to return to the "home" where a brother who locks up himself to home for 7 years and the mother suffers from the consequence. A close to life documentary that focuses on family ties and one's identity. The First World Student International Film
Festival Award winning film.
Location

Warner Mycal Cinemas Shinyurigaoka, Shinyurigaoka VIVRE 6F
2min walk from the Odakyu Shinyurigaoka South exit)
Junior Film Festival location/ Shinyurigaoka 21 Building hall (2min
walk from Odakyu Shinyurigaoka North Exit)
Open-Air Theater/ Asao Elementary School (3 min walk from Odakyu
Shinyurigaoka North Exit)