Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Sat, Jan 18, 2014

Satoshi Kon Double Feature!
2006, Sony Pictures Classics, 90 min, Japan, Dir: Satoshi Kon

The final film from animator Satoshi Kon offers a mash-up of fantasy and waking life that would be echoed in Christopher Nolan’s INCEPTION a few years later. In the near future, an experimental device called the DC Mini allows people to view others’ dreams. A promising tool for psychotherapy, Dr. Chiba uses it on her patients, adopting the alter-ego “Paprika” to enter their nocturnal reveries. But when the DC Mini is stolen by those who would abuse its power, dream worlds begin to impinge on reality, and only Paprika can bring an end to the chaos. Named one of the 25 All-Time Best Animated Films by Time magazine, PAPRIKA’s hallucinatory logic and dazzling visuals are mesmerizing. In Japanese with English subtitles.

2003, Sony Repertory, 93 min, Japan, Dir: Satoshi Kon, Shôgo Furuya

Written and directed by the late Satoshi Kon, this award-winning anime follows the story of three homeless people in Tokyo who find an abandoned newborn in the trash on Christmas Eve. As they care for the baby and try to find its parents, the outcasts (a transvestite, a teenage runaway and an alcoholic gambler) reveal insights into their own lives and circumstances. Loosely based on John Ford's 1948 film 3 GODFATHERS. In Japanese with English subtitles.

Screening format: 35mm
Egyptian Theatre • Sat, Jan 18, 2014 • 7:30pm

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Thu, Jan 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
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Fri, Jan 10, 2014 - 7:30pm
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Actor Ron Thompson In Person!
Sun, Jan 12, 2014 - 7:30pm
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Fri, Jan 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
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Sun, Jan 19, 2014 - 7:30pm
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