Japan, China, France, 116 minutes
Cheng Liang is a young Chinese immigrant living illegally in Japan. Desperate for work, he feigns his identity in order to get a job in a traditional Japanese soba restaurant. He starts his new life living and working with the elderly soba master (Tatsuya Fuji, In The Realm of the Senses), but always fearing to have his real identity disclosed at any moment.
The monthly series of foreign and independent films is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Films are not rated by the MPAA and are intended for a mature audience. Admission is free, popcorn is served, and a discussion follows the screening.