Ride Your Wave

Dir: Masaaki Yuasa
Cast: Ryôta Katayose, Rina Kawaei
96mins   2019   Japan   12A   Japanese    Subtitled   

Kimi to, nami ni noretara

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020
Happiness is a State of Mind: Joy and Despair in Japanese Cinema

After young firefighter Minato rescues avid surfer Hinako, the two fall in love. But Minato’s life is cut short in an accident at sea, causing the distraught Hinako to stay away from the ocean; until the day she hums their song and he appears in the water.

Organised by the Japan Foundation with Major Support from Japan Airlines, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, and Yakult, with Sponsorship in Kind from SUQQU, and in Cultural Partnership with Modern Culture.


Sat 22 February