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  • Dr. Akagi

    1998. Japan/France. Shohei Imamura. 129 min.

Saturday, September 6, 2008, 8:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Dr. Akagi

    1998. Japan/France. Directed by Shohei Imamura. Screenplay by Imamura, Daisuke Tengan. Music by Yosuke Yamashita. With Akira Emoto, Kumiko Aso, Juro Kara. Imamura's unforgettable, late-period masterpiece mixes sobering realism, bawdy farce, and fantasy to evoke the waning days of World War II in a Japanese fishing village. Imamura offers a complex microcosm of Japanese society—its isolationism and nationalism at odds with a passion for western culture—that is reflected in Yamashita's score, with its blend of big-band swing and free jazz. In Japanese, German; English subtitles. 129 min.

In conjunction with the exhibition Jazz Score

In the Film exhibition Jazz Score

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