Utamaro and his five women
Friday 18 October 2013,
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
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Inspired by the life of Kitagawa Utamaro, the most celebrated artist to depict women in the ukiyo-e woodblock print, Mizoguchi’s film explores the artist’s complex relationships with the women who inspired him.
Introduced by art historian and Japanese film specialist Jennifer Coates, SOAS.
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Japan, 1946, 106 mins, Cert. PG
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