Screening: NORIBEN – A Recipe of Fortune, Sept. 17 2016 @ Japan Information & Culture Centre

September 9, 2016 at 11:19 am 2 comments

The Japan Information & Culture Centre invites you to the screening of the movie “NORIBEN – A Recipe of Fortune” which will be shown on Saturday, September 17, 2016.
Admission is free of charge and the movie screening is open to all film fans.

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time: 2:00p.m.
Gates Open: 1:30p.m.
Venue: Japan Information & Culture Centre, Embassy of Japan, Mara Road, Upper Hill

Komaki NAGAI, 31, was raised in the working-class Kyojima area of Tokyo. She has had enough of her good-for-nothing younger husband, Noritomo, and takes her daughter, Noriko, aka ‘Nonchan,’ back to live with her mother at the Kyojima home that she was raised in. Komaki doesn’t want to become a burden to her mother, Fumiyo, so looks for a job. But there are few employment opportunities for an over-30 single mother with no qualifications and no experience. She accepts a part-time job for the time being, and re-encounters her former senior high school classmate, Tateo. Komaki is developing a passion for Tateo, who takes her to a small tavern called “Totoya.” There, she tastes the ‘mackerel in miso’ and is astonished. She is completely enraptured by the taste, and becomes determined to open the “ultimate cheap but tasty box lunch shop.” She enlists the assistance of “Totoya,” but then…

For more information on the movie, please refer the poster; call 020-2898510; email or have a look at the Cinema Japan Page on their website (


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. David Ochieng Nyawade  |  June 17, 2017 at 1:28 pm

    I would kindly like you to register me for an event which will be held at upper hill on 22nd June.Looking forward to hear from you.Thanks.

    • 2. njathika  |  June 17, 2017 at 2:37 pm

      Use this e-mail to make your confirmation or check for the number on their website

      On 17 June 2017 at 13:28, Nairobi Now :: arts, culture and events wrote:



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