This British film directed and written by Simon Aboud tells the story of a young woman who dreams of becoming a children’s author and finds an unlikely friend in her curmudgeonly neighbour. This Beautiful Fantastic is a contemporary fairy tale about life and love told through the metaphor of gardening.
PHOTO: ©This Beautiful Fantastic UK Ltd 2016
Disney’s new live-action adaptation of the studio’s classic animated Beauty and the Beast film stars British actors Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Luke Evans. The well-known fairy tale tells the story of a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.
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This event will introduce work by individual potters and pieces of slipware by Winchcombe Pottery. The studio was founded in 1926 by the eminent potter Michael Cardew, who in 1923 became the first apprentice of Bernard Leach CBE.
PHOTO: Chargers by Winchcombe Pottery
One of The Beatle’s most famous and celebrated films, A Hard Day’s Night has been digitally restored in 4K high definition. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film, it will be shown at special screenings in Osaka and Tokyo.
The Natural History Museum in London has curated a special exhibition of 370 handpicked artefacts and specimens. This international exhibition will premiere in Tokyo, where it will run for three months. Housed at the National Museum of Nature and Science, the themes of the exhibition include specimens and documents contributing to scientific history and progress, mysterious artefacts and items relating to notable historical figures.
PHOTO: ©The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London
The Philharmonia Orchestra London visits Tokyo to play masterpieces by Strauss and Beethoven. Founded in 1945, the orchestra currently has over 70 members. Esa-Pekka Salonen has been Conductor Laureate since 2009 and this will be his fifth season in the role. The orchestra will also be joined by Akiko Suwanai on violin and pianist Seong-Jin Cho.
PHOTO: ©Clive Barda