With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

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

Thursday, November 10, 2011

ACF 1229: LOVE EXPOSURE to close out Sion Sono retrospective

Love Exposure / Ai no mukidashi
Directed by Sion Sono
With Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima and Sakura Andô
Japan, 2008, 237 minutes, Digital Projection
When: Friday, November 11, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Where: The Museum of Arts and Design ("MAD")
2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019
Admission: $10 general / $7 members and students 

The Museum of Arts and Design's eight film retrospective Sion Sono: The New Poet will conclude tomorrow night with this riveting epic.

Synopsis: A diversion from Sono's widely recognized horror films, Love Exposure offers both an in-depth and hilarious discourse on sin and lust, as well as a complex study of the loss of identity. Centering around an unusual love triangle made up of characters that defy societal norms, "Love Exposure" is critically acclaimed as Sono's masterpiece.

Winner of numerous international film awards including the Asian Film Awards Best Director award for Sono and the Berlin International Film Festival Caligari Film Award, Love Exposure is a tour de force on repression, cults, Catholicism, and of course, love.

To purchase tickets, click here or call 1.800.838.3006.

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