5 Centimeters Per Second
Thursday, November 29
Presented by: Dr. Gerald Figal, Associate
Professor of Asian Studies and the Vanderbilt Anime and Manga Enthusiasts
Japan (2007) Dir: Makoto Shinkai. This animated drama tells the tale of two friends separated by chance and reunited by determination. Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a man through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love. Japanese with English subtitles. PG-13. 63 mins. DVD.