A special film screening in conjunction with our exhibition, Contemporary wood-carved netsuke, which looks at historic Japanese practices in contemporary life.
Every day a good day depicts the protagonist learning important life lessons through the tea ceremony, based on essayist Morishita Noriko's longselling book. Directed by Omori Tatsushi of The ravine of goodbye and starring Kuroki Haru of The little house with co-star Kiki Kilin of Shoplifters.
At the recommendation of her mother, 20-year-old Noriko (Kuroki) and her cousin Michiko (Tabe Mikako) start taking tea ceremony lessons with Takeda, who has a reputation for being an extraordinary teacher. At first, Noriko is confused by the intricate rules, but after two years she comes to realize the profundity of the tea ceremony.
Directed by Omori Tatsushi
Produced by Yoshimura Tomomi, Kanai Takaharu and Kondo Takahiko
www.nichinichimovie.jp | Image © 2018 Every day a good day Production Committee
Saturday 11 July, 2pm
Lopdell House Cinema | Free to attend, all welcome