A Silent Voice (2016, Japan) Cert. 12A, subtitled

Dir: Naoko Yamada
Stars: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yuki

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When popular Shoya Ishida bullies Shoko Nishimiya, his new – deaf – elementary school classmate, she moves to a different school and he becomes a social outcast.

Years later, he tracks her down to make amends, but his past actions cast a long shadow.

This exquisitely animated manga adaptation unfolds like the graphic novel it once was – it’s a “moving and compelling” (Time Out), emotionally complex tale of redemption and friendship.

 

This Review from The Telegraph also includes a link to an “exclusive” Trailer (strangely the same “exclusive” trailer appears in other journal’s reviews.


 

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 16th May 2017

Show starts at 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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A Silent Voice (2016, Japan) Cert. 12A, subtitled

Dir: Naoko Yamada
Stars: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yuki

This web-page is a work in progress.  Content will be added in the next few days

When popular Shoya Ishida bullies Shoko Nishimiya, his new – deaf – elementary school classmate, she moves to a different school and he becomes a social outcast.

Years later, he tracks her down to make amends, but his past actions cast a long shadow.

This exquisitely animated manga adaptation unfolds like the graphic novel it once was – it’s a “moving and compelling” (Time Out), emotionally complex tale of redemption and friendship.

 

This Review from The Telegraph also includes a link to an “exclusive” Trailer (strangely the same “exclusive” trailer appears in other journal’s reviews.)


 

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Saturday 13th May 2017

Show starts at 2.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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An (Sweet Bean, 2015, Japan/France/Germany) 113 mins, cert. PG – subtitled

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Director: Naomi Kawase    
Starring: Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida

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‘An’ is a red-bean paste used to fill the pancakes sold by Sentaro in his diner. A man clearly disappointed with life, he is bemused when an old lady called Tokue not only volunteers to help him cook, but shares her secret recipe for her home-made paste…

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When Tokue disappears, Sentaro and a lonely schoolgirl who has befriended the old woman, try to find her. In the process, they uncover a shameful aspect of recent Japanese history.

 

 

 

Kawase’s film is a sweet confection about much more than simply street food…

Review (New York Times) is here

 

and the Trailer is below:

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 23rd August 2016

Show starts at 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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