Previously at the ICA - Films
3 Feb 2017
Delinquent runaway Taira (Yuya Yagira, Nobody Knows) leaves his hometown for the city, where he aimlessly roams the streets picking fights with random bystanders. Rallied on by a high-schooler, Taira’s streetside scuffles soon turn into a sinister game.
Destruction Babies is a brutal and unflinching drama depicting the unstoppable desires and impluses of lost young people intoxicated by violence. The commercial debut by director Tetsuya Mariko, this exciting and unpredictable film won the Prize for the Best Emerging Director at Locarno International Film Festival upon its international premiere in 2016.
Destruction Babies (ディストラクション・ベイビーズ), dir. Tetsuya Mariko, Japan 2016, 108 mins, Japanese with English subtitles.
We are offering a special multibuy deal for the season: get 4 same price tickets for the price of 3 across different screenings in The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme (£33 for 4 full price tickets, £24 for 4 concession tickets, £21 for 4 members tickets). If you would like to buy to 4 tickets for the same screening or 2 pairs of tickets and receive the offer you can do this by calling the Box Office on 0207 930 3647. Open Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 9pm.
Please note that a three minute short film will be screened before the first main feature every evening. Part of a rotating selection that changes weekly, the films shown are currently on tour to various arts venues across the country as part of Playback