Funeral Parade of Roses
This dizzying and sardonic version of Sophocles’ Oedipus set in modern Tokyo’s gay milieu is a parodic and aesthetically delirious deconstruction of conventional, oppositional politics and a milestone of Japanese queer cinema.
Followed by the Shinjuku Party!
1969, 105 min., 16mm, b&w. Written and directed by Toshio Matsumoto. With Peter, Yoshio Tsuchiya and Osamu Ogasawara. Print courtesy of The Japan Foundation with permission from Matsumoto Production.
Part of the Globus Film Series:
Independent Films from the Art Theatre Guild of Japan
$15/$12 Japan Society members, students & seniors
Free admission if you come dressed in your fabulous retro kimono or vintage 60s style!
- Friday, February 20, 2009
- 7:30 pm