The Moon Has Risen (月は上りぬ / Tsuki wa noborinu) (1955)

22nd October 2022
Saturday 4:00pm - 5:45pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

Tickets

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22/10 THE MOON HAS RISEN - General
$ 10.00
22/10 THE MOON HAS RISEN - Concession
$ 9.00
22/10 THE MOON HAS RISEN - Friends of AFA
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$ 0.00

Description:

4K RESTORATION
SOUTHEAST ASIAN PREMIERE
Director: Kinuyo Tanaka
Runtime: 102 minutes
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Rating: Exempted

Full Synopsis

Based on a screenplay co-written by Yasujirō Ozu and Ryôsuke Saitô (who also worked together on the 1948 film A Hen in the Wind, starring Kinuyo Tanaka), Tanaka’s second directorial work is a lightly-comedic drama about a widower and the romantic prospects of his three daughters, set against the backdrop of the bucolic town of Nara. 

Engaging with some of the distinctive features of Ozu’s cinema, such as the use of the famed tatami shot (where the camera is placed close to ground, at eye-level of a person kneeling on a traditional tatami mat) and casting Ozu regular, Chishû Ryû (Tokyo Story), in the lead role of the father, Tanaka pays sincere homage to the veteran filmmaker, while masterfully drawing out a unique sense vigour and charm through her precise command of performance and cinematography. 

 

Retrospective: Kinuyo Tanaka is held in conjunction with Japanese Film Festival Singapore, and has been made possible with the generous support of the Japan Foundation.


For the full Retrospective: Kinuyo Tanaka programme, please visit here.

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