Jellyfish Eyes

In his feature-film debut, renowned visual-artist Takashi Murakami transforms the classic cinematic trope of the new kid on the block into a genre-defying adventure. Having recently lost his father, young Masashi moves with his mother to a small city in the Japanese countryside. But when he discovers that their new apartment is already inhabited by a pint-sized, gravity-defying creature, Masashi begins to pull back the curtain on this sleepy town and finds that very little is what it appears to be. As a connoisseur of Japanese popular culture, from children’s manga and anime to classic monster movies, Murakami packs his film with a delirious abundance of ideas and imagery. What other coming-of-age fantasy has romance, battling CGI avatars, nuclear intrigue, rival doppelgängers, and a giant monster?

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Jellyfish Eyes

Jellyfish Eyes

Takashi Murakami | 2013 | 101 mins

Q&A with director Takashi Murakami.

When a young boy moves with his widowed mother to the Japanese countryside, he discovers that their apartment is inhabited by a strange creature—and that very little is what it appears to be in the sleepy town.

This event is now standby only. A standby line will form at the box office one hour prior to showtime and any available tickets will be released to the line on a first come, first served basis.

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Sunday, June 01

4:00pm
Free Talks: Takashi Murakami in conversation with Jay Sanders

Free Talks: Takashi Murakami in conversation with Jay Sanders

| 60 mins

Free and open to the pubic!

In conjunction with the New York premiere of his first feature film, Jellyfish Eyes, renowned Japanese pop artist Takashi Murakami will present a collection of his animated works and discuss his signature artistic style.

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Sunday, June 01

6:30pm
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