With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Friday, March 23, 2012

ACF 1394: DOLLS kicks off new film series at Japan Society tonight

Dolls / Doruzu
Directed by Takeshi Kitano
With Hidetoshi Nishijima, Kyoko Fukada, Miho Kanno,
Tatsuya Mihashi, and Chieko Matsubara
Japan, 2002, 113 minutes
In Japanese with English subtitles
When: Friday, March 23, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Where: Japan Society
333 East 47th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues, NYC

Japan Society's new film series, As Cherry Blossoms Fall: Films & Scenes of Sakura,
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.

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