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At the 16th edition of Five Flavors, as last year, there is a system of booking seats at cinema screenings for accreditation and pass holders. It is important to us that we take care not to overcrowd the rooms and avoid queues at the entrance.
Only a reservation guarantees you a seat at a screening!
The reservation system is very simple and is based on similar principles as buying tickets for individual screenings - just login to your account, visit the page of the selected film and click "book". Detailed information can be found below.
Please make reservations only for the screenings you wish to attend. Reservations can be cancelled, even at the last minute - please remember this and always cancel your reservation if you cancel your screening - this will allow other viewers to use the available space.
Reservations will be possible from Tuesday, 15 November from 12:00 p.m. for all the festival's films.
Reservation of seats
for pass and accreditation holders
Tuesday, November 15, 12:00 pm
If you decide to attend a screening at the last minute or for any other reason you do not book in advance, and there are seats available in the auditorium, your booking will be made "automatically" at the entrance to the auditorium after scanning your pass.
For most of the screenings there will be free seats before the show itself. However, please pay special attention to the screenings of Edward Yang's works and the screenings of those films that we only show in the cinema - we expect the highest attendance at these screenings.
This year, you will also be able to use an electronic pass by presenting it to ticket takers on your phone screen.
A young documentary filmmaker is making a movie about a teacher accused of having an affair with his student. Aware of the consequences that both sides of the case, which gained a lot of media attention, have already suffered and will suffer in the future, she is trying to rebuild their trust, launching a thorough investigation into all aspects of the situation. At the same time, at the school she is teaching in, she is observing Mei, a girl who is clearly having problems at home.
Do truth and justice have the same meaning when it comes to borderline dilemmas about strangers and our loved ones? What is the role of the media, entangled in the dependencies on clicks, reaches, and catchy topics? How to help using legal tools and without unnecessary publicity? This searching, insightful film is a story hitting many sensitive notes, exploring the relationship between the law and the public, but also between ethical duties and the need to protect yourself and the people you love. Harumoto once again proves that he is one of the most interesting Japanese directors of the young generation. The author of the insightful "Going the Distance" (13th Five Flavours) is, once again, awarded for a balanced, apt analysis of the reality of his motherland.
Born in 1978 in Kobe, Japan. He graduated from a film school at the Nihon University College of Art and started working in the one of the oldest Japanese studios, Shochiku, where he assisted directors such as Akira Inuoe or Shigeru Ishihara, working on many period films the studio is famous for. To make his directorial debut, he switched to the independent production system. "Going the Distance" receives a lot of awards and grabbed the audience's attention ant numerous film festivals worldwide.
2016 Na całe życie / Kazoku e / Going the Distance
2021 Równowaga / Yuko no tenbin / A Balance