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Tokyo Godfathers

12/07/18 | 7:00 pm

Japan Society

333 E. 47th St. Map

212-832-1155

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07-12-2018 12:00:00 07-12-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Tokyo Godfathers | 7:00 pm Tokyo Godfathers FILM Tokyo Godfathers ??????????? (Tokyo Goddofazazu) Friday, December 7, 7 PM Buy Tickets Tokyo Godfathers © 2003 Sony Pictures IN BRIEF FILM · MONTHLY CLASSICS Friday, December 7, 7 PM While rummaging through trash heaps on Christmas Eve, three homeless companions — a middle-aged alcoholic, a transgender ex-drag queen and a hot-tempered teen runaway — stumble upon an abandoned newborn. Determined to find the child's mother, the trio search Tokyo's sprawling streets, buildings and back alleys, helped along by a series of coincidental encounters that gradually reveal the truth of their traumatic pasts. Imbued with deep empathy for its down-and-out yet lively characters, this atypical holiday comedy by celebrated animation director Satoshi Kon (Paprika) highlights the redemptive power of love and family (chosen or otherwise) amidst life on the fringes of society. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=333226 Japan Society Japan Society

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Tokyo Godfathers FILM Tokyo Godfathers ??????????? (Tokyo Goddofazazu)

Friday, December 7, 7 PM

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Tokyo Godfathers © 2003 Sony Pictures IN BRIEF FILM · MONTHLY CLASSICS Friday, December 7, 7 PM

While rummaging through trash heaps on Christmas Eve, three homeless companions — a middle-aged alcoholic, a transgender ex-drag queen and a hot-tempered teen runaway — stumble upon an abandoned newborn. Determined to find the child's mother, the trio search Tokyo's sprawling streets, buildings and back alleys, helped along by a series of coincidental encounters that gradually reveal the truth of their traumatic pasts. Imbued with deep empathy for its down-and-out yet lively characters, this atypical holiday comedy by celebrated animation director Satoshi Kon (Paprika) highlights the redemptive power of love and family (chosen or otherwise) amidst life on the fringes of society.

Venue Description: Tues.-Thurs., 11am-6pm; Fri., 11am-9pm; Sat. & Sun., 11am-5pm. Closed on Mon. & major holidays.

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