Japan400 Plymouth: Peninsula Arts film series
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    Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University

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A tall ship will sail into Sutton Harbour on 27 September to commemorate the historic homecoming of The Clove 400 years ago. This re-enactment is the centrepiece of Japan400 Plymouth, an eight-day international event that celebrates the historic and cultural links binding the United Kingdom and Japan. 

Japan400 Plymouth reaffirms these links and opens new opportunities for exchange, collaboration and discovery. 


Japanese cinema has had a transformative influence on the global film industry. 

Experience films specially selected to tempt you into this celluloid world.

See individual films for start times.

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  • 6 October - Ran (1985), directed by Akira Kurosawa
  • 13 October - The Wing Rises (2013), directed by Hayao Miyazaki
  • 20 October - Ring (1998), directed by Hideo Nakata

Tickets are available via the University eStore (view individual film pages for details) or via the Peninsula Arts Box Office.

Overview of Japan400 Plymouth (Plymouth University webpage)

News release: Sights and sounds of Japan return to Plymouth (23 July 2014)

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