HANA TO ARISU SATSUJIN JIKEN
(THE MURDER CASE OF HANA & ALICE)
Shunji Iwai | Japan, 2015 | 100 min
After her parents separate, 14 year-old Tetsuko (who will soon be nick-named Alice) moves with her mother to a new town in what she calls "The Boonies" and must enroll as a transfer student in a new middle school. She immediately finds herself bullied due being assigned the seat of "Judas" who is said to have been murdered over a year before. She is told that if anybody knows his fate it would be Hana, the recluse in the house next door, who has been unable to bring herself to attend class since "Judas" disappeared.
Screening: Wednesday 6, 17:15 | Cine Morelos, Sala 2
About The Director:
Shunji Iwai is a Japanese film director, writer, videoartist and documentary filmmaker. He began his career making TV and commercials. In 1995 he released his first film and soon achieved success at the box office while also acclaimed by critics, extending his influence beyond the Japan borders, both to achieve good box offices in other Asian countries, as for the remakes that are beginning to be made in the United States.