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  • Close-up on a woman's face; she wears a kimono.
    WOMAN OF TOKYO
  • Two men sit with a young boy who wears a costume and and wields two knives.
    TOKKAN KOZO
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WOMAN OF TOKYO

7:00 ♪

Monday, October 28

♪ Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner

東京の女 (Tôkyô no onna)

Director Yasujirô Ozu
Cast Yoshiko Okada, Ureo Egawa, Kinuyo Tanaka, Chishû Ryû
Screenplay Tadao Ikeda, Kôgo Noda, Yasujirô Ozu | Cinematography Hideo Shigehara
1933 | Japan | 35mm | approx. 47 min. | Silent with live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner

A darkly tragic story of a student who refuses to believe his girlfriend, Kinuyo Tanaka, who heard that his sister Yoshiko Okada may be moonlighting as a prostitute to support his studies.

Plus TOKKAN KOZO (1929, Yasujirô Ozu) Tatsuo Saito kidnaps 6-year-old Tomio Aoki, then desperately tries to get rid of the hellion. So popular the boy took the name of the film. 35mm.