The Witch of the West Is Dead

The Witch of the West Is Dead  {Nishi no majo ga shinda}
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The Witch of the West Is Dead
Nishi no majo ga shinda
Japan, 2008, 116 Minute Running Time
North American Premiere
Topics: Asian, Coming of Age, Drama, Family Friendly, Seniors
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: Japanese English Sub-Titles

Jan. 7 is Student Screening Day: ONLY open to students with current school ID.

Featuring a touching performance by Sachi Parker (the look-alike daughter of Shirley MacLaine) this enchanting film about a special summer shared by a wise grandmother and her teen granddaughter was a popular hit in Japan and should strike a chord here as well.

DIRECTOR: Shunichi Nagasaki
Producer: Masao Teshima, Yasushi Tsuge, Masayki Tanishima, Tsutoma Sakurai
Editor: Hirohide Abe
Screenwriter: Yumi Yazawa, Shunichi Nagasaki
Cinematographer: Makoto Watanabe
Music: Bajune Tobeta
Principal Cast: Sachi Parker, Yuichi Kimura, Nao Omori, Ryô, Katsumi Takahashi
Filmography: Black Belt (2007), Heart, Beating in the Dark (2005), Shikoku (1999), Dogs (1998), The Enchantment (1989),


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