2012 Globus Film Series: Love Will Tear Us Apart, a Japan-Korean Film Fest

Friday, March 2, 2012 at 7:30pm until Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 9:00pm
Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017


Bad romance, blind love, amour fou! This spring, we screen a series of twisted, obsessive, heart-blazing love stories from Japan and Korea, because, after all, it takes two to tango and at least two to tumble. The 20+ film lineup, mostly from the past decade, includes the U.S. premiere of Shinya Tsukamoto’s latest film, “KOTOKO”, and the world premiere of Koji Wakamatsu’s “Petrel Hotel Blue”, as well as Hirokazu Kore’eda’s “Air Doll”, Nagisa Oshima’s arch-classic “In the Realm of the Senses”, Yukio Ninagawa’s “Snakes and Earrings”, Lee Sang-il’s Villain, Lee Chang-dong’s “Oasis”, and Kim Ki-duk’s “Bad Guy”, among other twisted tales of star-crossed lovers on the rocks and on the run…