Monthly Japanese film at the Embassy: Awaking 魂萌え(tamamoe)

There is a monthly free movie screening at the Japanese Embassy. I am planning to get a group going to this on Thursday, 27th February. 

Below is information from the Japanese Embassy website:


Title: Awaking 魂萌え(tamamoe) 

* Japanese with English Subtitles

Free admission on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Drama (M) 

125 minutes (Released in Japan in 2007)  

Director: Junji Sakamoto (known for Face, Dotsuitarunen, and Someday) 

Cast: Jun Fubuki, Tetsushi Tanaka, Takako Tokiwa   


Toshiko’s life takes a sharp turn when her retired husband dies suddenly from a heart attack.  

After the funeral, a telephone call to his mobile phone reveals he was having an affair. Furthermore, their eldest son shows up suddenly after not being seen for eight years, and demands an inheritance and wants to live in the family house.  

Despite being unsettled by these new challenges Toshiko starts to realise her independence.  

Based on the best-selling novel by Natsuo Kirino.   

Free admission from 5:30pm is on a first-come first-served basis. 

Feature film will be shown from 6:00pm after screening of Japan Video Topics at 5:45pm

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  • Tatsuya N.

    Hi, let's meet in front of the high rise lifts 5-8 on L floor at 17.30. There are a couple of arm chairs and a sofa near the lifts.

    February 26

    • Amy

      Was nice meeting everyone!

      February 28

    • Tatsuya N.

      Thanks for coming. Hope to see you again soon!

      February 28

  • Satomi O.

    Sorry, not so keen on the story :D

    1 · February 16

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