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East Side Stories: Love Strikes! + Q&A

2 Feb 20145 Feb 2014

Nerdy, diffident and pop culture-loving blogger Yukiyo (Mirai Moriyama) finds himself all of a sudden more popular with girls. Overpowered by the surge of interest, Yukiyo finds himself in an out-of-control situation in this madcap romantic comedy. Based on the hit TV-drama of the same name, it is packed full of J-pop and karaoke sequences to enjoy.

Director and Actor Q&A
Following both screenings will be a Q&A with director Hitoshi Ohne and actor Mirai Moriyama.

Awards: Mainichi Film Concours (2011) Best Actor - Mirai Moriyama; Blue Ribbon Awards (2011) Best Supporting Actress - Masami Nagasawa

Love Strikes! (Moteki), dir Hitoshi Ohne, Japan 2011, 118min, English subtitles

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