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Cancelled: TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

| Free

Tabi no Owari Sekai no Hajimari
Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa
120 min | 2019 | Japan and Uzbekistan | Not Rated
Presented in Japanese and Uzbek with English subtitles.

Cast: Tokio Emoto, Ryô Kase, Atsuko Maeda, Adiz Rajabov, Shôta Sometani

Yoko (Atsuko Maeda, former J-pop star in her third collaboration with Kurosawa) is a cautious, introverted, and determined host of a popular TV travel show. On assignment in Uzbekistan — accompanied by her jaded director and an indifferent crew, her chipper persona begins to unravel, revealing the paranoia and dislocation beneath. Filled with absurdly humorous set pieces, and climaxing with a cathartic burst of song, To the Ends of the Earth is both an entertaining tale of culture clash and a penetrating depiction of a young woman’s alienation and anxiety.

Cast
Official Selection: 2019 Toronto International Film Festival


Details

Date:
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Venue

The City Library
210 E 400 S
Salt Lake City, 84111