[Monthly Classics] December 1, 7 PM
This erotic and darkly comic melodrama by Yasuzo Masumura stars a stunning Ayako Wakao as a beguiling woman at the center of a tangled bisexual love quadrangle between a bored housewife, her husband and an equally deceptive former fiancé. Adapted from the novel by Junichiro Tanizaki.
Next event12/1/2017 7:00 PM
Women Are Born Twice (aka A Geisha's Diary)
[Film] December 2, 2:15 PM
December 3, 4:30 PM
The first of Yuzo Kawashima's Daiei Studio collaborations with Ayako Wakao centers the life of a Tokyo geisha who gradually becomes more self-aware through her experiences with various men.
Next event12/2/2017 2:15 PM
[Film] December 2, 4:30 PM
December 3, 6:45 PM
This brilliant satirical comedy about self-interest and postwar recovery penned by Kaneto Shindo (Onibaba) centers on the cutthroat Maeda family, who manage to lie, cheat and steal their way out of poverty, outsmarted only by a cunning accountant played by Ayako Wakao.
Next event12/2/2017 4:30 PM
The Temple of Wild Geese 雁の寺 (Gan no Tera)
[Film] December 2, 6:45 PM
December 3, 2:15 PM
Living in a Buddhist temple famous for its paintings of wild geese, a young, troubled disciple is cruelly bossed around by the lascivious chief priest, who indulges his sexual desires for a hired mistress.
Next event12/2/2017 6:45 PM