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Silent Revue presents Dragnet Girl: Ozu’s Tokyo Gangster Masterpiece

Presented by Silent Revue in partnership with The Japan Foundation, Toronto TICKETS Break out your hip flask and bulletproof vest, because the third installment of Silent Revue’s series “Deadly Dames” takes you to 1930s Tokyo, with its underground syndicate of … 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 →