Asian studies in Lithuania

Movie “Arigato-san” Screening

Date and time: 2017-09-10 16-50 - 2017-09-10 18:20

Location: Skalvijos kino centras, Goštauto g. 2/15, Vilnius.

On September 10 during the movie festival “Pirmoji banga” 2017 do not miss  the screening of the movie “Arigato-san”.
“Mr. Thank You” is the nickname given to the kindhearted buss driver  by the local residents. He thanks everybody when they let his bus pass on the narrow road. His passengers are like micro cosmos representing Japan during the Great Depression, which creates  space for everything: love, comedy and drama.“Arigato-san” is magnificent forgotten Japan’s movie master movie where sincere humanism blends with spectacular attention to detail. (N7).
The movie will be introduced by author, film expert Aušra Kaziliūnaitė.
Title: Arigato-san.
Director: Hiroshi Shimizu.
Country: Japan.
Year: 1936.
Language: Japanese language.
Subtitles: Lithuanian.
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Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU