Nov 3: Program 9: Late Night Features Series: Omotenashi
(Romance) Canadian Premiere. When the moon no longer shines, the beautiful yet obsolete Bright Moon Ryokan in Shiga is acquired by the innkeeper, Mitsuko ’s former Taiwanese lover, who sends his son Jacky to supervise the renovation. Unaware of Jacky’s hidden agenda, she is excited about the idea of turning the hotel into a wedding venue, and suggests that he learns “omotenashi”, the virtue of traditional Japanese hospitality, together with her daughter and the otaku helper.
Subtitle Language: English, Chinese
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Co-Presented with Community Partners:
Jay Chern / November 3 / Taiwan / 2018 / Romance / 95 minsA story about love, culture, and omotenashi (the ceremony).