JFF 2018 Classics Program


Wednesday 3rd October 2018


From star-crossed lovers in the Meiji era to early feminists fighting societal norms, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) presents a FREE classic film program from 03 - 31 October.

Venue: Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney, NSW


Tickets: FREE

The Festival will present a curated program: Passion & Obsession in Sydney.

Featuring works adapted from novels by celebrated authors such as Junichiro Tanizaki and Kyoka Izumi, the program showcases influential works from cinematic masters from the Japanese Golden Age and New Wave.

Highlights include: The Pornographers, Cannes Palme d’Or-winning filmmaker Shohei Imamura’s darkly comical portrayal of a pornographer hustling to keep his business alive amidst Japan’s post-war economic boom; and Japanese auteur Seijun Suzuki’s multi-award-winner Kagero-za, an adaptation of Kyoka Izumi’s story of a playwright who meets a beautiful woman he suspects is the ghost of his patron's deceased wife.










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Last Update: 2018-08-27 00:00:00




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