Part of the 2020 season: Happiness is A State of Mind

I Go Gaga, My Dear

Director NOBUTOMO Naoko


(Bokemasukara, yoroshiku onegaishimasu.  ぼけますから、よろしくお願いします。)

UK Premiere

Filmmaker Nobutomo begins to notice gradual changes affecting her nonagenarian mother. Turning the camera on her parents’ life, she presents an intimate portrait of the highs and lows of a family living with Alzheimer’s and the reality of geriatric care in Japan’s super aging society.

2018/102 min/English Subtitles


Director NOBUTOMO Naoko will be in attendance at special Q&A screenings of I Go Gaga, My Dear at the following locations:

ICA, London: Saturday, 15 February

Square Chapel, Halifax: Sunday, 16 February

Watershed, Bristol: Monday, 17 February

Showroom, Sheffield: Tuesday, 18 February

QFT, Belfast: Wednesday, 19 February



Past screenings