Cast Me if You Can is an indie romantic comedy set in Tokyo that’s been making the festival rounds. Check it out if you get the chance — it’s out on DVD now, and is screening in L.A. and San Francisco in early March.
(a) March 1st, 2012: LA screening with Q&A and DVD sales/autographing, to be hosted by USC and the Japan Film Society.
(b) March 3rd, 2012: San Francisco screening with Q&A and DVD sales/autographing, hosted by the Japan Society of Northern California. Online info up soon.
From filmmaker’s press release:
Cast Me if You Can was theatrically released in 16 cities in Japan, traveled through the international festival circuit, was turned into a novel, and was shown at benefit screenings to raise donations for Japanese disaster relief. January 24th, 2012 is the DVD release date in the U.S. and Canada.
Our film trailer & film info is online with English subtitles:
Our film has been enjoyed by viewers of all ages and backgrounds, from 8-year-old Americans to Japanese nuns in their 80s!
PRESS COVERAGE IN ENGLISH (in Japan):
Metropolis Film review: http://metropolis.co.jp/movies/movie-reviews/cast-me-if-you-can/
Japan Times Weekend Scene: http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/ff20101029r1.html
Metropolis Feature Article: http://metropolis.co.jp/features/feature/all-smiles/
Just got a few more from the filmmaker; knock yourself out!