Update: Director & Star in Person for opening night of "Tokyo" at Nuart

 Actress Ayako Fujitani will appear in person at the 7:15pm screening of  TOKYO at the Nuart Theatre on Friday, March 20. Update:  Michel Gondry, who directed Fujitani in the "Interior Design" episode,  has just confirmed that he will also appear in person at the Nuart on Friday.

Description: This three-part anthology, set in the titular city, opens in the Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles and the Edwards Westpark 8 on March 20. With episodes directed by Bong Joon-Ho (THE HOST), Michael Gondry (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND), and Leox Carax THE LOVERS ON THE BRIDGE), the film presents a surreal "fantasy in three movements," consisting of  "rhapsody, psychogeorgraphy, urban valentine, freak show, mindwalk, and many other things, " per the press release. The film infringes on genre territory, especially in its second episode, "Merde," about a mysterious creature that rises from the sewer to spread panic in the streets of Tokyo.

Location: Nuart Theatre - 11272 Santa Monica Blvd, West Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 478-6379 www.landmarktheatres.com
Website: Nuart Film Calendar
Date: Friday, March 20 through Thursday, March 26.

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