This Friday 13th of March, don’t miss “Nowhere Man“, the auspicious directorial debut by popular Japanese actor/comedian Naoto Takenaka, screening on imported 35mm film.
Japan Society is co-presenting this screening with New York Review Comics (NYRC) in celebration of their brand-new publication of The Man Without Talent, the first full-length work by Tsuge translated into English, which will be available for sale on-site for your deep-diving pleasure. NYRC co-founders Lucas Adams and Gabriel Winslow-Yost will make a special appearance to introduce the screening.
Adapted from legendary cartoonist Yoshiharu Tsuge’s newly translated semi-autobiographical work The Man Without Talent, “Nowhere Man” is a dark comedy that follows a hapless manga artist (played by Takenaka himself) who begins selling rocks.
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