Regular Japanese Film Screening

HINOKIO ヒノキオ

Come and enjoy the spectacular world of Japanese Cinema at The Japan Foundation, New Delhi Office.

The theme of this month is  Robot

 

Film: HINOKIO ヒノキオ

Dates: 14th September 2017 (Thursday)

Time: 6:30 pm

Director: Takahiko Akiyama

Duration: 111 minutes

*ENTRY FREE

 

 

 

Short Synopsis: 

When Satoru loses his mother he shuts himself off from the world and refuses to come out of his room, coming out only for food that his father, Kaoru, leaves for him on the table. Kaoru designs a Robot for his son to help him regain contact with the human world. Made out of Cyprus (Hinoki) and resembling Pinocchio, Hinokio the robot, goes to school in Satoru’s place. 

 

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