1974, 100 min., color, 35mm.
Directed by Masahiro Shinoda. Written by Taeko Tomioka and Masahiro Shinoda. Cinematography by Tatsuo Suzuki. Music by Toru Takemitsu. With Shima Iwashita, Masao Kusakari, Rentaro Mikuni, Tatsumi Hijikata and Rie Yokoyama.
Matsurigoto, or rituals connected with politics in ancient Japan, are explored in this audacious drama about Queen Himiko and her love for her half-brother, portrayed in avant-garde style and featuring the legendary butoh dancer Tatsumi Hijikata and his troupe.
- November 8, 2002
- 6:30 pm