July 13, 2008
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Film past event

2007, 111 min., 35mm. Directed by Mika Ninagawa. With Anna Tsuchiya, Masanobu Ando and Miho Kanno. NY Premiere.

Official Selection, Berlin Film Festival 2007.

Get with the scandal at the
Red Light Party following the July 12 screening.

Sold into the red light district as a young girl during the Edo period, foul-mouthed, spunky Kiyoha climbs the ladder to become the oiran (head courtesan) after failing to escape from the brothel. In her directorial debut, acclaimed young art photographer Mika Ninagawa brings this popular Japanese manga to the screen with lavish and vibrant period costumes and gorgeous candy-colored sets.

Special ticket price for 7/12 screening: $15 / $11 Japan Society members.
Tickets for 7/13 screening: $11 general / $7 Japan Society members & seniors.
To purchase tickets online, please click "Buy Tickets" above or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm.

Part of JAPAN CUTS – Festival of New Japanese Film.

  • Sunday, July 13, 2008
  • 12:45 pm