Asia International & Japan 7

LAFORET / 6/13 Wed 13:30-15:20
SHIDAX / 6/15 Fri 11:20-13:10

The Masseuse

Tan Ce Ding/20:00/Malaysia/SF/2017

In a futuristic city, a rookie technician falls in a love with an out-of-date humanoid masseuse. He then must face the emotional fallout from this strange relationship and make amends with his anti-droid fanatic father.

Tokyo 21st October

Hiroshi Okuyama/11:45/Japan/Drama/2018

A mother and son are eating sushi at a conveyer belt sushi bar in Tokyo. This film depicts their conversation using cutout animation.


Jihoon Shin/17:11/South Korea/Thriller/2017

The man has maintained a living by putting up advertising flyers. On one of his routes, the house door slightly opens. He enters the house, only thinking about stealing enough food for dinner. The house is very quiet and inside, there is a stiff, tightly closed door. The man (who has no business doing so) tries to open the door.

Areola Borealis

Li Lin Wee/13:03/Singapore/Comedy/2017

An uptight mother tries to upstage her daughter’s untraditional wedding dinner with her own traditionalist principles only to have her plans undermined by a broken bra.


Kei Chikaura/14:00/Japna/Drama/2017

An innocent young man from China is anxiously memorizing “his hope” in the middle
of the noisy crowd in Shibuya (Tokyo, Japan). Something that might change his destiny
awaits him.

LAFORET / 6/13 Wed 13:30-15:20
SHIDAX / 6/15 Fri 11:20-13:10