The Rio Grind Film Festival: November 16 Day Pass

The Rio Grind Film Festival: November 16 Day Pass

6:30pm - Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

See both BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL and TOP KNOT DETECTIVE with a Rio Grind Film Festival Day Pas (good for November 16 only). Passes will stop selling online at 5:30 pm on November 16, but will also be available for sale at the door.

Takashi Miike's
Doors 6:00 pm | Movie 6:30 pm

TOP KNOT DETECTIVE *Canadian Premiere!
Movie 9:20 pm

Nov. 16 Festival Day Pass $20 advance | $25 door

*These film screen as part of the Rio Theatre's Rio Grind Film Festival. Sorry, Groupons and regular Rio Theatre movie passes not accepted for these events.
**Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service.
***Start times are subject to change. Please keep up-to-date with info at

BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL “Mugen no jûnin” (Takashi Miike, 2017 / 140 mins / Japanese with English subs) Samurai Manji has taken a lot of lives, both innocent and guilty, and now lives life in feudal Japan as a criminal. After being cursed with immortality until he kills enough evil men, Manji meets a young girl who enlists him to be her body-guard. Swearing loyalty, protection and vengeance against the group of sword fighters who slaughtered her family, the unlikely duo set on a remarkable quest to make right against those who did them wrong.

TOP KNOT DETECTIVE (Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce / 2017 / 86 mins / In English and Japanese w/ English subs) In the early 90s, a little-known Japanese Samurai/Detective series hit Australia where it quickly became a cult hit. In Japan it was called 'Ronin Suiri Tentai' (Deductive Reasoning Ronin) but in Australia it is know only as TOP KNOT DETECTIVE. This is the story of how a failed Japanese samurai series became an instant cult classic.

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