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First Love
Institute of Contemporary Arts

First Love (Hatsukoi), dir. Takashi Miike, Japan / United Kingdom 2019, 104 min., Japanese with English subtitles, 15

Legendary Japanese director Takashi Miike dives back into the yakuza underworld for this exhilarating thriller.

Leo (Masataka Kubota) is a young boxer who looks down for the count when he’s diagnosed with a brain tumour. One evening, he meets Monica (Sakurako Konishi), a young woman forced into selling her body to pay a debt – and Leo’s first love. But when the pair are unwittingly caught up in a drugs-smuggling scheme, they’re pursued by a corrupt cop, a yakuza, his nemesis and a female assassin in a wild and electric chase through the Tokyo night.
 
01:35 pm
Fri, 14 Feb 2020
Cinema 1
09:00 pm
Sat, 15 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
09:30 pm
Sun, 16 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
12:10 pm
Tue, 18 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
08:55 pm
Wed, 19 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
08:30 pm
Thu, 20 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
02:45 pm
Sat, 22 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
02:50 pm
Sun, 23 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
04:00 pm
Fri, 28 Feb 2020
Cinema 2
06:15 pm
Sat, 29 Feb 2020
Cinema 2

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