Miami Beach Cinematheque. May 8th through 10th, 2009. Winner of the 2008 Cannes Film Festival’s Jury Prize, the film Tokyo Sonata will be screened at the Miami Beach Cinematheque from May 8th through 10th, 2009 at 8:30 p.m. Directed by Japanese Kiyoshi Kurosawa in 2008, the film features Teruyuki Kagawa, Kyôko Koizumi, Yû Koyanagi.
Set in contemporary Tokyo, Tokyo Sonata is the story of an ordinary Japanese family of four. The father, Ryuhei Sasaki, like any other Japanese businessman, is faithfully devoted to his work. His wife, Megumi, left on her own to manage the house, struggles to retain a bond with her oldest son in college, Takashi, and the youngest, Kenji, a sensitive boy in elementary school. From the exterior the family is seemingly normal, save for the tiny schisms that exist within.
Miami Beach Cinematheque
512 Española Way
Miami Beach, FL 33139