Seasonal Staff Picks – We Are Little Zombies [In-Person Only]
$13 General Admission
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(Makoto Nagahisa, Japan, 2020, 120 min, in Japanese with English subtitles)
When four young orphans—Hikari, Ikuko, Ishi, and Takemura—first meet, their parents’ bodies are being turned into dust, like fine Parmesan atop a plate of spaghetti Bolognese, and yet none of them can shed a tear. They are like zombies; devoid of all emotion. With no family, no future, no dreams, and no way to move forward, the young teens decide that the first level of this new existence involves salvaging a gaming console, an old electric bass, and a charred wok from their former homes—just enough to start a band-and then conquer the world. Tragedy, comedy, music, social criticism, and teenage angst are all subsumed in this eccentric cinematic tsunami.
Synopsis courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories. Still credit: Makoto Nagahisa’s WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES. Photography by Hiroaki Takeda. © 2020 Oscilloscope Laboratories / The Nikkatsu Corporation
Picked by River Vicco Naylor
Assistant House Manager & Education Assistant
Summer! The season for road trips, starting a band with your friends, playing video games all day, and struggling to grieve in a capitalist hellscape. This June, come see We Are Little Zombies, and feel reinvigorated to cherish the long summer days with your loved ones.