Tokyo Godfathers

Tokyo Godfathers

Directed by
Satoshi Kon

Tokyo Godfathers posterMiddle-aged alcoholic Gin, teenage runaway Miyuki and former drag queen Hana are a trio of homeless people surviving as a makeshift family on the streets of Tokyo. While rummaging in the trash for food on Christmas Eve, they stumble upon an abandoned newborn baby in a trash bin. With only a handful of clues to the baby’s identity, the three misfits search the streets of Tokyo for help in returning the baby to its parents.

Another one from the top of our Christmas request list, Satoshi Kon’s humanist holiday film has beome a time-honored treat for those in the know.

“A modern anime classic fit for rediscovery by both adults and kids-not to mention a stirring celebration of inclusivity that remains ahead of its time.” – The Daily Beast

Subtitled Japanese
2003
92
minutes
PG-13


Showtimes

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7:00 pm
2:30 pm
5:00 pm

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