A FILM BY RYUSUKE HAMAGUCHI “Happy Hour” Happy Hour - a film by Ryusuke Hamaguchi

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Special screening and talk by International Research Center for Japanese Studies 30year anniversary

Special screening and lecture will be held to celebrate 30 years anniversary of International Research Center for Japanese Studies on May 26 at Kyoto Art Theater Shunjuza with guests Director Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI and an actor Sachi TANAKA(Akari).

http://30thavs.nichibun.ac.jp/news/activity/511

Soleil d'or du public at 11e Festival du Cinéma Japonais Contemporain

”Happy Hour” by Ryusuke Hamaguchi won Soleil d’or at 11e Festival du Cinéma Japonais Contemporain in Paris, France.

http://www.kinotayo.fr/

Screenings + Q&A at Univ. of Michigan

Happy Hour Screening at CJS

Screening at University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies.

Date: 2017/1/20 17:00 – 23:30 EST

Screenings at Takada Sekaikan

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Kimstim becomes U.S. distributor

”Happy Hour” is distributed by Kimstim in the U.S..

 

Best films of 2016

Happy Hour has been chosen for best films of this year, in two magazines!

 

3rd place in The 25 Best Films of 2016 by Slant Magazine

9th place in THE BEST MOVIES OF 2016 , by THE NEW YORKER

 

 

11e Festival du Cinéma Japonais Contemporain

”Happy Hour” will be screening at 11e Festival du Cinéma Japonais Contemporain in France.

Official site is here.

Screening at Princeton University

We are happy to announce that “Happy Hour” will be screening at Princeton University.

Official site is here.

10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards Best Screenplay

Hatanokobo, a unit by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Tadashi Nohara, Tomoyuki Takahashi won Best Screenplay at 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award.

Japanese Currents at Northwest Film Center presents HAPPY HOUR

Northwest Film Center in Portland, Oregon presents HAPPY HOUR on December 10 @1pm in “Japanese Currents”.

https://nwfilm.org/films/happy-hour/

Ryusuke Hamaguchi Special Programs

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29th Tokyo International Film Festival

All night screening on October 29 Sat.  at Tokyo International Film Festival.

http://2016.tiff-jp.net/ja/lineup/works.php?id=213

Long Film Theater | Saitama Triennale

English subtitled screening at Saitama Triennale 2016 Long Film Theater on October 7 at 11:00.

https://saitamatriennale.jp/event/1608

Kawasaki Shinyuri Film Festival

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10/1 Special screening By Himeji Cinema Club

We are pleased to announce that there will be special screening by Himeji Cinema Club!!

Octorber 1st (Saturday) 2016, From 1:30pm ~

At Himeji Culture Centre

Special site: http://himecine.main.jp/happyhour/

Screening at Harvard Film Archive

“Hapy Hour” will be screening at Harvard Film Archive.

http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2016sepnov/happy.html

Screening schedule updated

Schedule updated. INDIE2016,  Screening in Seoul by SIDOF,  in Bangkok, at Yale University.

Premio al Mejor Largometraje Internacional de Ficción at GIFF

It’s a great honor that HAPPY HOUR by Ryusuke Hamaguchi has won the award for Premio al Mejor Largometraje Internacional de Ficción (Best International Feature Narrative) at Guanajuato International Film Festival!

Extra screening will be held and we hope more people have chance to see the film. Muchas gracias!

Screening at Miyazaki Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that “Hapy Hour” will be screening at 22nd Miyazaki Film Festival!

Guanajuato International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that “Happy Hour” is officially invited to the Guanajuato International Film Festival!!

All-night screening at Kyoto Minami Kaikan

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New Zealand International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that “Happy Hour” is officially invited to the New Zealand International Film Festival!!

Japn Film Festival of San Francisco

HAPPY HOUR will be showing at Japan Film Festival of San Francisco on July 31 with appearance of Director HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke.

http://jffsf.org/2016/happy-hour/

MoMA Presents: Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Happy Hour

MoMA presents a weeklong theatrical run of HAPPY HOUR. August 24 – 30, 2016.

http://www.moma.org/calendar/film/1659

 

the 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN

We are pleased to announce that  HAPPY HOUR is now officially invited to the 34th FILMFEST MÜNCHEN, International Independent section!!

Festival website is here.

 

テアトル石和

山梨県のテアトル石和にて公開が決定しました!

7/9(土)~7/22(金)

the 65th Melbourne International Film Festival!

We are pleased to announce that  HAPPY HOUR is now officially invited to the 65th Melbourne International Film Festival!

19th Shanghai International Film festival

We are pleased to announce that  HAPPY HOUR will be screening at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival.

The 18th Taipei Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that Director Hamaguchi will join the program “Filmmakers in Focus” with his seven works including HAPPY HOUR at 台北電影節 Taipei Film Festival.

 

2016Kaikyo Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that ‘Happy Hour’ by Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI will be screened at 2016 Kaikyo Film Festival.

Official site:http://www.sanwa-printing.jp/scf/

El Premio del Público at D'A

D’A – Festival Internacional de Cinema d’Autor de Barcelona, granted from the votes of the viewers, went to HAPPY HOUR by Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI.  We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all the viewers.

Official announcement

Japan Movie Critics Award

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Screening at Shin Bungeiza

Screening at Shin Bungeiza, Tokyo!

Friday, 27 May – Sunday, 29 May

Screening at Cineka Omri

Screening at Cineka omori, Tokyo!

Friday, 4 June – Saturday, 17 June

Special Screening By TAMA FILM FORUM

Special Screening By TAMA FILM FORUM

Date: Saturday 11th, June 2016 Place:会場:Bellve Hall

Screening Schedule

Part.1:  13:30~15:16 Part.2:  15:30~17:06 Part.3: 17:30~19:25

Ticket

Through internet  ¥3,000  for 3 parts

At the theater  ¥3,500 Adult, for 3 parts ¥2,000 Student, for 3 parts ¥1200 for each part

More information is here (in Japanese).

The 17th Jeonju International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that ‘Happy Hour’ by Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI has been selected for

The 17th Jeonju International Film Festival, World Cinemascape: Spectrum section.

Full lineup of this year is here.

Official website: http://eng.jiff.or.kr/

 

6th International Film Auteur Festival of Barcelona

We are pleased to announce that ‘Happy Hour’ by Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI has been selected for 6th International Film Auteur Festival of Barcelona

Full lineup of this year is here.

Official website: http://www.cinemadautor.cat/en/

59th San Francisco International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that ‘Happy Hour’ by Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI has been selected for

59th San Francisco International Film Festival.

Full lineup of this year is here.

Official website: http://www.sffs.org/sfiff59

Screening at Cine Monde

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Screening at Kariya Nichigeki

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Director HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke will be awarded the new face award of 66th of Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts.

Director HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke will be awarded the new face award of 66th Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts as recognition for the film “Happy Hour”.

List of the awardees

 

 

Special Screening in Sapporo

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Screening at Theatre Shinjuku

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Screening at KBC Cinema, Fukuoka

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Osaka Cinema Fesstial Wild Bunch Award

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Screening at Forza Sogawa

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35th Minneapolis St.Paul International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that ‘Happy Hour’ by Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI has been selected for 35th Minneapolis St.Paul International Film Festival.

Full lineup of this year is here.

Official website: http://mspfilm.org/festivals/mspiff/

Screening at Cinema Onomichi

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Takasaki Film Festival

‘Happy Hour’ will be screening at 30th Takasaki Film Festival. Official Website

Selected for New Directors / New Films

‘Happy Hour’ by Ryusuke HAMAGUCHI has been selected for 45th New Directors/New Films at FSLC and MoMA.

Full lineup of this year is here.

Official website: http://newdirectors.org

Screening at Cinema Lunatic

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Screening at Forum Yamagata

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Screening at Cine-Wind

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Director & casts public talk on 6th February

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Re-screening at Theater Image Forum, Shibuya

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Screening at YCAM, Yamaguchi

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International Film Festival Rotterdam

HAPPY HOUR has been selected for Episodic/Epidemic, a new section at this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) which presents the best examples and investigates the episodic form in film and television.

https://iffr.com/en/2016/films/happy-hour

1月22日『カメラの前で演じること』刊行記念:濱口竜介×砂連尾理トークイベント開催

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Screenings at Yokogawa Cinema, Hiroshima

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Screening starts from 26 March at Cinema Jack & Betty, Yokohama

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Screening at 39th Göteborg Film Festival

Screenings at 39th Göteborg Film Festival.

https://festival.giff.se/events/happy-hour

Screening on 20 Feb. and 21 Feb at CIEMA, Saga

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Screening on 11 Feb. at KBC Cinema, Fukuoka

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selected KineJun Best 10 2015 #3

“HAPPY HOUR” got #3 at 89th Cinema Shumpo Best 10 2015.

http://www.kinenote.com/main/kinejun_best10/japan.aspx

【上映情報】京都みなみ会館にて、オールナイト上映が決定しました。

京都みなみ会館にて、オールナイト上映が決定しました。

【上映スケジュール】 2016/2/20(土) オールナイト

【上映情報】大分 シネマ5で上映が決定しました。

大分県 シネマ5での上映が決定しました。

【上映スケジュール】 2016/2/13(土)〜2/19(金)

Hong Kong Independent Film Festival

HAPPY HOUR will have a screening at Hong Kong Independent Film Festival(Jan.24 – Feb.5). The screening will be on Feb.24 2:00pm at Metroplex. Director Hamaguchi will be there.

http://www.hkindieff.hk

【上映情報】1/17(日)<主催:幕の人>宮城 せんだいメディアテークにて上映

<主催:幕の人>2016年1月17日(日)、宮城 せんだいメディアテークにて上映いたします ★☆濱口竜介監督のトークもあります!詳細は以下をご覧ください☆★

【上映スケジュール】 2016年1月17日(日)11:00-16:40

 

<仙台上映会 「いってらっしゃい濱口竜介監督」> [上映]『 ハッピーアワー』317分 10:45 開場 11:00 上映開始(16:40終了予定/休憩2回あり) せんだいメディアテーク7階スタジオシアター(180席) メール予約・当日とも 料金:3,000円

 

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【上映情報:濱口監督の登壇あり】1/30(土)、31(日) 鹿児島 ガーデンズシネマで上映

鹿児島 ガーデンズシネマにて、2016年1月30日(土)、1月31日(日)の2日間限定で上映が決定しました! ★☆2日目の1月31日(日)には濱口竜介監督の登壇も決定!☆★

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静岡シネ・ギャラリーでの上映決定

2016年3月12日(土)~3月18日(金)

名古屋 シネマスコーレでの上映決定

名古屋 シネマスコーレでの上映が決定しました。

 

【上映スケジュール】 2016年1月23日(土)〜2月5日(金) 第1部 16:00〜17:50 第2部 18:00〜19:40 第3部 19:50〜21:50

a book about film “Happy Hour” has published

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濱口竜介による4万字超の書き下ろし演出論に加え、『ハッピーアワー』シナリオ+サブテキストを完全収録した書籍『カメラの前で演じること 映画「ハッピーアワー」テキスト集成』が左右社より刊行されました。 お近くの書店、インターネットの他、シアター・イメージフォーラム、元町映画館でも販売中です。

 

 

書籍『カメラの前で演じること 映画「ハッピーアワー」テキスト集成』 濱口竜介・野原位・高橋知由 (左右社)¥2,500+税

大阪・第七藝術劇場、京都・立誠シネマの上映スケジュールが決まりました!

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The domestic release.

An enthusiastic audience welcomed the release of HAPPY HOUR both in Kobe and Tokyo.

 

Presentation at Motomachi Eigakan in Kobe

 

Presentation at Theater Image Forum in Tokyo

Matsumoto CINEMA select Award 2015

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(日本語) 各館の鑑賞料金について

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Open lecture by Ryusuke Hamaguchi on 27th Dec

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awarded la Montgolfière d'argent et le prix du public at Festival des 3 Continents

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“Happy Hour” was awarded la Montgolfière d’argent and le prix du public at Festival des 3 Continents Nantes, France.(Photo:Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi and DoP Yoshio Kitagawa at the ceremony)

Release date is Dec 12 in Tokyo

The theatrical release date at Theater Image Forum will be on December 12.

・Official website: http://www.imageforum.co.jp/theatre/