WHAT: “Tokyo Godfathers,” the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (“Perfect Blue” and “Paprika”), will return to theaters in a brand new restoration, with an all new English language dub this March. Co-written by Keiko Nobumoto (“Cowboy Bebop”) and featuring a whimsical score by Keiichi Suzuki, “Tokyo Godfathers” is a masterpiece by turns heartfelt, hilarious and highly original, a tale of hope and redemption in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.
WHO: Fathom Events and GKIDS.
WHEN: Monday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. (local time, English-language subtitled). Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. (local time, English-language dubbed).
WHERE: Beginning on Friday, January 31 tickets for “Tokyo Godfathers” will be available at www.FathomEvents.com, www.TokyoGodfathersMovie.com and participating theater box offices. A complete list of theater locations is available on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
SYNOPSIS: In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. As the New Year fast approaches, these three forgotten members of society band together to solve the mystery of the abandoned child and the fate of her parents. Along the way, encounters with seemingly unrelated events and people force them to confront their own haunted pasts, as they learn to face their future, together.