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WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY
Chauncey -Theater 3
Thursday, Oct 28, 2021 9:00 PM
An unexpected love triangle, a failed seduction, and a chance encounter with the past. Acclaimed director Ryusuke Hamaguchi returns with an enchanting triptych that spins mundane encounters into a world of infinite possibilities.
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Admission Adult Evening - $9.73
Admission Seniors (60+) - $7.52
Admission Children (12 and younger) - $7.52
Admission UI Student (with valid ID) - $7.52

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"An overwhelming film, amongst the best of the year, and a beautiful reminder of all the lives being lived in spite of our oddly lifeless time."—Rory O'Connor, The Film Stage

"Both richly cinematic and pregnant with nuance and meaning." —Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

"An alternately scathing, erotic, terrifying, and affirming fable of the primordial power of storytelling." —Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine

An unexpected love triangle, a failed seduction, and a chance encounter with the past. Propelled by coincidence and imagination, and guided by love’s gentle current, acclaimed director Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Happy Hour, Asako I & II) returns with an enchanting triptych that spins mundane encounters into a world of infinite possibilities. In Episode 1: Magic (or Something Less Assuring), a young woman is startled when she realizes that her best friend’s new flame might just be her ex; in Episode 2: Door Wide Open, a disgruntled student plots to trick his college professor, using his friend-with-benefits as bait; and in Episode 3: Once Again, a girl’s college reunion leads to an unanticipated run-in with an old friend, and awakens feelings long since forgotten. Playfully inspired by life’s tiny miracles, and bound together by memory, regret, deception, and fate, Hamaguchi leaves no stone unturned in his quest to chart the ever-deepening mysteries of the all-too-human heart.



Series Info
Series:New Release Films
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:121 minutes
Director:Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Year Released:2021
Production Country:Japan
Language:Japanese