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  • TORANOMON HILLS OUR PARKS “ELLE Cinema Night”

    3 – 4 November 2017
    Toranomon Hills

     
    Autumn is the time for culture.

    For the long weekend of the Culture Day on 3 November, Toranomon Hills will hold an outdoor cinema event for the first time in its open space Oval Plaza (“Oval hiroba”).

    For this free movie event, co-organized with ELLE magazine, a giant screen specially procured on the occasion will be set up on the lawn. On the programme: two well-known films by the director Sofia Coppola. Food trucks will also appear on the site, offering snacks to go with the films.

     

    ◆ Movies to be shown at ELLE Cinema Night

    3 Nov (Fri) “Marie Antoinette” (2006)
    The film depicts the legendary French queen Marie-Antoinette’s life with stylish and pastel-coloured images that are unique to Sophia Coppola. The colorful scenes filmed at the real Chateau de Versailles are just gorgeous!

    “ELLE Cinema Night” at Toranomon Hills (amuzen article)
    MARIE ANTOINETTE, Kirsten Dunst, 2006. ©Sony Pictures / courtesy Everett Collection

    4 Nov (Sat)  “Lost in Translation” (2003)
    Feeling lost in translation? Time to see this movie again! Set in Tokyo, at the Park Hyatt precisely, a story unfolds between a tired Hollywood star and a lonely young wife, through artistic images with a modern sensibility. Scarlett Johansson made her name by this film winning the 2004 Academy Award for the best screenplay.

    “ELLE Cinema Night” at Toranomon Hills (amuzen article)
    Lost in Translation (2003) Directed by Sofia Coppola
    Shown from left: Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray © Focus Features

    Sofia Coppola
    Born in New York in 1971 as the daughter of the film director Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia made her debut as a film director in 1998. She has won numerous awards including the Academy Award for the 2003 film “Lost in Translation” for the best screenplay. Her latest work “The Beguiled” is scheduled to hit the big screen this winter in Japan.


    ◆ Talk Show

    Each movie projection will be followed by a talk show of about 20 minutes (in Japanese).


    ◆ Food trucks and take-away menus

    There will be a range of snacks to go with the movies, offered at food trucks parked at the site, and cafes and restaurants inside Toranomon Hills.

    “ELLE Cinema Night” at Toranomon Hills (amuzen article)
    Take-away menu from Maison Kayser Café

* The above is the information known at the time of publication and subject to change without prior notice.

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