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A woman leaning against a wall wearing boxing gloves.
100 Yen Love


Presented by The Japan Foundation and ACMI

100 Yen Love

Unclassified 15+
Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

6 Dec

32-year-old Ichiko is a slacker with few prospects in life. An encounter between Ichiko and the mysterious "Banana Man" outside his boxing gym triggers a chain of events that leads to Ichiko's metamorphosis, and the literal fight to take back her own life.

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  • 100 Yen Love is an intriguing tale of an awkward woman, an awkward love affair and a quest for personal triumph.

    Awarded Best Film and Best Director at the 2014 Japan Film Professional Awards, Best Actress at the 2014 Junpo Awards and 2014 Blue Ribbon Awards (Sakura Ando).

    100 Yen Love is Japan’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the upcoming 88th Academy Awards® and is the official closing film of the Japanese Film Festival in 2015.