New Perspectives / UK premiere

Hospitalité (Kantai)

  • Koji Fukada /
  • Japan /
  • 2010 /
  • 95 mins

Kenji Yamauchi, Kiki Sugino, Kanji Furutachi, Bryerly Long, Eriko Ono, Kumi Hyodo, Tatsuya Kawamura, Naoki Sugawara, Hiroko Matsuda, Haruka Saito, Hideki Nagai

A stylish mixture of deadpan social satire, Buñuelian surrealism and unnerving suspense. A mild-mannered Tokyo man helps out an old acquaintance he barely remembers by making him an apprentice in his small printing business. The new worker soon becomes a permanent resident in his benefactor’s household, bringing along a blond woman he introduces as his Brazilian wife. Step by step, the visiting couple subvert the relationships among their host, his younger wife and his unmarried sister.

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