• 09 Feb 2018
  • 11 Feb 2018
  • 2 sessions
  • 09 Feb 2018, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM
  • 11 Feb 2018, 3:00 PM 5:05 PM
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Harmonium

Part of the Boston Festival of Films from Japan

Friday, February 9, 2018 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Avenue of the Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Harry and Mildred Remis Auditorium (Auditorium 161)


Second Screening

Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 5:05 pm
Barbara and Theodore Alfond Auditorium (Auditorium G36)


Directed by Kōji Fukada (Japan, 2016, 118 min.). Digital. Japanese with English subtitles.

With his highly perceptive attention to character, director Kōji Fukada creates an explosive family drama with Harmonium. Intended as a companion piece to the black comedy Hospitalité (2010), Harmonium captures the collapse of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. Life for Toshio, his wife, and their younger daughter Hotaru carries on as usual until he hires the mysterious Mr. Yasaka, an old acquaintance dressed in white who has just been released from prison, in his workshop. Harmonium captivated critics and audiences alike during the 69th Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize.

Tickets are required for this event. To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

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