<i>Gishiki (Ceremony)</i>. 1971. Japan. Directed by Nagisa Oshima
  • Ceremony

    1971. Japan. Nagisa Oshima. 123 min.

Sunday, January 20, 2013, 2:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Ceremony

    1971. Japan. Directed by Nagisa Oshima. Screenplay by Mamoru Sasaki, Tsutomu Tamura, Oshima. With Kenzo Kawarasaki, Atsuko Kaku, Nobuko Otowa. Oshima’s magisterial epic, centering on the ambivalent surviving heir of the Sakurada clan, uses ritual and the microcosm of the traditional family to trace the rise and fall of militaristic Japan across several decades. The film was made in celebration of the Art Theater Guild’s tenth anniversary. Print lent by The Japan Foundation; courtesy Janus Films. In Japanese; English subtitles. 123 min.

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