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Cinematheque . Film Schedule . OH LUCY!

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Cleveland premiere!


Japan, United States | 2017 | Atsuko Hirayanagi

OH LUCY! film still

This new comedy drama, which has a 100% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes, focuses on Setsuko, an emotionally unfulfilled, middle-aged Tokyo salarywoman. At the urging of her young niece, Setsuko enrolls in an unorthodox English-language class that requires her to don a blonde wig and adopt an “American” alter ego, Lucy. She also develops a crush on her instructor (Josh Hartnett). So when he absconds to California with the niece, Setsuko chases after them. “Critic’s Pick…An against-the-odds charmer…The human comedy is by turns tender, plaintive, heartfelt and joyful.” –NY Times. Subtitles. DCP. 96 min.

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Saturday 5/19
Sunday 5/20
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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