2014 / New film “Uzumasa Limelight” praised by Los Angeles Times

Film Uzumasa Limelight PosterForwarded for Ko Mori, Producer of film “Uzumasa Limelight”

Film “Uzumasa Limelight” Opening in Los Angeles on December 5

“Uzumasa Limelight” will be playing at the Laemmle Royal and Laemmle Playhouse 7 from December 5.

Producer, Ko Mori, and Director, Ken Ochiai, will be in person to answer questions after the screening on Dec. 5, 6 and 7.

Please come watch this unique Japanese film in theater near you!

“Uzumasa Limelight” Trailer:


LA Times writes: “Uzumasa Limelight unfolds understatedly and movingly like something from Clint Eastwood at the top of his game.”


Q&A sessions with Producer and Director will be held after the following screening schedules:

Dec. 5 (Friday)

  • 4:20pm, Laemmle Royal
  • 9:50pm, Laemmle Royal

Dec. 6 (Saturday)

  • 4:50pm, Laemmle Playhouse 7
  • 9:50pm, Laemmle Royal

Dec. 7 (Sunday)

  • 4:50pm, Laemmle Playhouse 7

Tickets can be purchased in theaters.

Laemmle Royal (West LA) Screening Information

Laemmle Playhouse 7 (Pasadena) Information

The film was premiered at the Shanghai Film Festival and has won five awards so far including the Best Picture and Best Actor at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal.

The film is now in consideration for the Golden Globes in Foreign Films.

It is also releasing Honolulu, Irvine, New York, Portland, Houston, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.

Your support will be a crucial part for this film if you can come to the theater in the first weekend. They will continue to screen the film only if there are enough people.  Your support would be much appreciated.

Here is the theater information: