Desperate Sunflowers directed by Kuroki Hitomi (2016 ), Drama & Comedy
Straight-laced Tetsuko is a successful but unhappy lawyer whose life is upended by an unruly cousin named Natsuko, who becomes her client after a marriage scam gone wrong. Polar opposites since they were kids, the two women must put aside their strong distaste of one another to solve their myriad love and legal troubles
Flying Colours directed by Doi Nobuhiro (2015), Drama
Facing a bleak future, teenage delinquent Sayaka enrols at a cram school run by an overly optimistic teacher. With his encouragement, she commits to apply for admission to one of the toughest universities in Japan—a prospect that her friends and family initially laugh off. Inspired to reach her goal and prove a point, Sayaka throws herself to the task at hand.
The event will run from the 8th to the 14th of September at GSC Mid Valley, GSC Pavilion KL, GSC 1 Utama, and a new venue, GSC NU Sentral.
The festival will also make an appearance in Penang’s GSC Gurney Plaza (15–18 Sept), Kuching’s GSC CityONE Megamall (22–25 Sept) and Kota Kinabalu’s GSC Suria Sabah (29 Sept–2 Oct).