I·CARE Theatre 2023-24: The Great Passage


16 Apr 2024


7:00 pm


Sir Run Run Shaw Hall


I·CARE Centre for Whole-person Development
Student Experience and Development Section
Office of Student Affairs

Tel: 3943 8621

Event Details:

16 April 2024|7:00 pm|Sir Run Run Shaw Hall|
113 min|In Japanese, with subtitles in Chinese and English|
Director: Yuya Ishii

Post-screening Discussion
16 April 2024|9:15 pm|Sir Run Run Shaw Hall|
Host: Prof. Chow Po Chung
Language: Cantonese

Synopsis of Lecture:

An eccentric young man is recruited into a team compiling a new dictionary, The Great Passage, only to face numerous challenges. Words connect people. Can the dictionary be published?

This film won Picture of the Year, Director of the Year, Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Screenplay of the Year at the 37th Japan Academy Film Prize.


‧The above activities will be opened to CUHK members (students, staff and alumni) only and are free-of-charge.
‧Admission for registered participants will start 30 minutes before the screening. Please reserve ample time for registration at the University entrance (if necessary).
‧Free seating is made on a first-come-first-served basis.
‧Walk-in participants will be admitted five minutes before the screening.
‧Any form of photo taking and video recording are prohibited.