Tatsuya Mihashi, and Chieko Matsubara
begins with tonight's screening of Dolls. This is the 10th, and most lyrical and poetic film by acclaimed Japanese director Takeshi Kitano. Focusing on three couples and the overpowering love that both drives and dooms them, the film is inspired by the beauty of traditional Japanese bunraku puppet theater.
Tickets: $12 general admission, $9 for Japan Society members, seniors and students
Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. - Fri. 11 am - 6 pm, Weekends 11 am - 5 pm.
The film series As Cherry Blossoms Fall runs through April 14, 2012. Series information here. The film series is part of Sakura — Spring Renews, Beauty Blooms.