Aiko 16 sai

Los Angeles and Nagoya sister city 60 years anniversary screening!

Drama • 98 min アイコ十六歳

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Yasuko Tomita

was born on February 27, 1969 in Fukuoka, Japan. She is an actress, known for “Aiko 16-sai” (1983), “Bu su” (1987) and “Nankin no kirisuto” (1995). Tomita won the Award for Best Newcomer at the 6th Yokohama Film Festival and at the 8th Japan Academy Prize.

ABOUT

The movie is based on Akemi Hotta’ s best selling novel, “1980 Aiko 16-sai” . She was the youngest individual to win the Bungei Prize at just 16 years of age. “Aiko 16-sai” was directed by Akiyoshi Imazeki, who was only 23 years old at the time. Director Nobuhiko Obayashi was the Executive Producer and music was by Southern All Stars. Released in 1983.

16歳で史上最年少の文芸賞を受賞した堀田あけみの大ヒット小説「1980アイコ十六歳」を原作に、当時若干23歳の今関あきよしが監督を務めた青春映画。大林宣彦監督が監修としてバックアップし、音楽をサザンオールスターズが担当。1983年作品。

16歳の三田アイコは名古屋市内の県立高校に通う1年生。中学時代に付き合った“あいつ”が気になる毎日だ。夏休み、アイコは弓道部の合宿に参加するが、同じクラスでもある花岡紅子が男子たちにこびを売るのが面白くない。合宿から帰ったアイコは“あいつ”が暴走族に入ったと聞いて少し動揺する。高校の2学期が始まる。ある日、弓道場の清掃をめぐって紅子と衝突してしまったアイコは死にたくなり、手首を切ってしまうが……。 

Director, Akiyoshi Imazeki will coming screening and Q&A

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Akiyoshi Imazeki

Japanese director and one of the outstanding and long time supporters of Japan Film Festival . Directors of many short movies and feature-length films. To Belgrade movie lovers known as director of movie his first feature film “Aiko 16 sai” and "klevan, love of the tunnel" and “Kalina’s Apple” and Laika”or new films.

TRAILER

Director: Akiyoshi Imazeki

Producer: Nobuhiko Obayashi

Cast: Yasuko Tomita, Misa Kawai, Yuki Matsushita,

Los Angeles & Nagoya sister city 60 years Anniversary screening.

Dir. Akiyoshi Imazeki Q&A

International premiere screening

JFFLA2019 Invited Selection

In Japanese with English subtitle  


LA & Nagoya Sister City 60 years Free Event 10am @Little Tokyo Library

Screening Schedule

LA : 11am Aug 17.

OC : 12pm Aug 18.