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2012 ICA SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL. FEAST TO FAMINE: GLOBAL POLITICS OF FOOD AND WATER

July 25, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
BUILDING 200 (HISTORY CORNER), ROOM 002 (basement), STANFORD UNIVERSITY

"Chonmage Purin" | Japan, 2010

Directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura

Kijima Yasube, a samurai from the Edo Period, travels through time - 180 years - to arrive in present day Japan. He then meets divorcee Hiroko & her son Tomoya Yasube ends up working for Hiroko as a housemaid in return for food and lodging. One day. Yasube starts to make pastries for Tomoya, which leads to Yasube become popular patissier. In the process the three become very close, but the moment they must say goodbye also draws near.

Sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Event Sponsor: 
Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford Global Studies Division
Contact Email: 
jgroschwitz@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-736-1759