Posts Tagged ‘taisho trilogy’

  • Seijun Suzuki

    November 17, 2003 • Film, ProfilesComments Off on Seijun Suzuki

    Director Seijun Suzuki has been making films for nearly 50 years now, and while his pace has slackened from that of earlier days, he shows no signs of stopping. As a contract director for Nikkatsu during the “golden age” of Japanese film, Suzuki directed

  • Yumeji (1991)

    November 17, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Yumeji (1991)

    A brilliantly-colored fever dream put to film, YUMEJI follows the fantasy exploits of real-life artist Yumeji Takehisa, famous for his watercolor portraits, and his battle with a “Mr. Hyde”-like doppleganger of an imagination. As he fumbles his way

  • Mirage Theatre (1981)

    November 17, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Mirage Theatre (1981)

    Country: Japan; Director: Seijun Suzuki; Writer: Yozo Tanaka Cast: Yusaku Matsuda, Michiyo Ogusu, Mariko Kaga, Katsuo Nakamura, Yoshio Harada Running Time: 139 min ~~~ In 1980, after ten years away from cinema, Seijun Suzuki made a triumphant return with

  • Zigeunerweizen (1980)

    June 29, 2003 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Zigeunerweizen (1980)

    After being black-balled in the film industry, Seijun Suzuki’s dramatic comeback film was first projected in a tent next to the Tokyo Dome. It promptly became recognized as an important movie and it soon garnered Best Picture and Best Director awards at

  • Seijun Suzuki’s Taisho Trilogy

    September 6, 2002 • Events, FilmComments Off on Seijun Suzuki’s Taisho Trilogy

    The Japanese American Cultural & Community Center and Asian Film Foundation with support from The Japan Foundation Proudly Present EROTIC-GROTESQUE-NONSENSE: SEIJUN SUKUZI’S TAISHO TRILOGY – U.S. PREMIERES Maverick director Seijun Suzuki is