Keswick Film Club - Summer Wars

Saturday 12th February 6:15 PM

Summer Wars (Samâ wôzu)

Director: Mamoru Hosoda Country: Japan
Cert: PG Year: 2009 Length: 114 mins
Summer Wars

Audience Reaction

Score: 57.14% Attendance: 75

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Synopsis

This animation comes from the director of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. The film's world is simultaneously a 'real' world where gifted student Kenji is persuaded to visit Natsuki's family for the summer – only to find he has to pretend to be her boyfriend when that's what he really wants to be anyway – and the virtual world of Oz, a cross between Facebook and the wider reaches of the Net, where anything might happen. The stories interweave brilliantly; in Japan it has already spawned novels and other spin-offs.

Critics

open_quote Every shot is a marvel to behold...Hosoda's direction is impeccable. close_quote Sci-fi Japan


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