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Japanese Musicals at the Revue: The Stormy Man

The Stormy Man Umetsugu Inoue/1957/101 min/colour/PG Starring: Yujiro Ishihara, Kyoji Aoyama, Fukuko Sayo, Mie Kitahara, Masumi Okada Introduction by Japan Sings! series curator Prof. Michael Raine, University of Western Ontario Yujiro Ishihara, the biggest male film and singing star in … Continue reading →

Japanese Musicals at the Revue: Oh! Bomb

Oh! Bomb Kihachi Okamoto/1964/95 min./b&w/35mm/PG Starring: Yunosuke Ito, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Kazuo Suzuki, Ichiro Arishima, Chotaro Togin Introduction by Japan Sings! series curator Prof. Michael Raine, University of Western Ontario Toho new wave director Kihachi Okamoto tests the limits of the … Continue reading →

Japanese Musicals at the Revue: Memories of Matsuko

Memories of Matsuko Tetsuya Nakashima/2006/130 min./colour/35mm/R Starring: Miki Nakatani, Eita, Yusuke Iseya, Teruyuki Kagawa, Mikako Ichikawa Introduction by Japan Sings! series curator Prof. Michael Raine, University of Western Ontario. A darkly hilarious film about family—the desire for recognition and the … Continue reading →