Saturday, March 12, 2005

Screen Play

Tarina vainotusta rakkaudesta. GB (c) 1992 Channel Four. PC: Bare Boards. D: Barry J.C. Purves. 5'. Puppet animation. E-subtitles in Finnish. Viewed at Plevna 6, Tampere Film Festival, 12 March 2005. The programme text: "An old Japanese man becomes emotionally involved with recollections of his youth. A traditional Kabuki tragedy about the impossible romance between upper-class Takako and the peasant Nayoki". A violent, forceful tribute to traditional Japanese imagery.

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