Previously at the ICA - Films
3 Feb 2018
This screening is the UK premiere of Room for Let
When Yumiko Tsuyama, a potter by profession, enters an old mansion overlooking Osaka enquiring about a room to rent, she discovers a bizarre collection of characters dwelling in the humble abode. There's a low-level gangster and panty thief, an old army sergeant and cabbage roll specialist, and a female illegal liquor vendor – to name a few. The leader of the menagerie is Yoda Goro, an eccentric jack of all trades; his simplicity and naivety, however, leave him susceptible to unscrupulous manipulators.
Celebrating the centenary of Yuzo Kawashima, a master of satire little-known outside of Japan, this rare portrait of Osaka lowlife is commemoratively shown as part of this year's programme.
Room for Let, dir. Yuzo Kawashima, Japan 1957, 112 min, English subtitles
Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2018 Multi-Buy Offer
Get 4 tickets for the price of 3 (£33 for 4 full price tickets, £24 for 4 concession tickets, £21 for 4 members tickets).
If you would like to buy to 4 tickets for the same screening (or pairs of tickets) you can still receive the offer do this by calling the Box Office on 0207 930 3647. Open Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–9pm.
Recommended certification 12A