Evil Does Not Exist (12A)

Saturday 30 Mar – Thursday 25 Apr

Film Details

Playing in Cinema One.

From acclaimed director, Ryusuke Hamaguchi (the Oscar® and BAFTA-winning Drive My Car), comes Evil Does Not Exist.

Takumi and his daughter Hana live in Mizubiki Village, close to Tokyo. Like generations before them, they live a modest life according to the cycles and order of nature. When the residents are informed of a development plan to erect a glamping site in their area, they realise the effects of the misguided project will endanger both the ecological balance of the plateau and their way of life.


2023 Venice Film Festival

Official Competition, Silver Lion Award


2023 New York Film Festival

Official Selection


2023 BFI London Film Festival

Official Competition, Best Film Award


“Compositional quirks and unhurried direction turn this tale of a Tokyo company buying up land near a pristine lake into a complex and mysterious drama” ???? The Guardian

Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi

Cast: Hitoshi Omika, Ryo Nishikawa, Ryuji Kosaka

Certificate: 12A

Spoken Language: Japanese

Subtitles: English

Running Time: 106 minutes

Book Tickets

Saturday 30 Mar

Book 00:00

Friday 19 Apr

Book 20:30

Sunday 21 Apr

Book 19:00

Thursday 25 Apr

Book 14:30

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