East Side Stories

Few Japanese movies reach commercial screens in London, which is a good reason to note the Japanese Foundation’s often surprising week of Youth Films, mostly taken from the last decade and showing at the ICA from tonight.

18 Who Cause a Storm (1963)  Dir: Yoshishige Yoshida

18 Who Cause a Storm (1963)
Dir: Yoshishige Yoshida

The most powerful film on the programme is Yoshishige Yoshida’s 18 Who Cause A Storm in which a young man is put in charge of a group of rebellious teenagers working on a ship-building site.

>> East Side Stories: Japanese Cinema Depicting the Lives of Youth 31 Jan 2014 – 6 Feb 2014

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