Sept.29

Film

Drama directed by Toshio Matsumoto, with Pîtâ, Osamu Ogasawara and Yoshimi Jô

7 PM
$11.75 (Museum VIPs: $9.50, ages 30 and under: $10.50)
Taxes and fees included

Where: Maxwell Cummings Auditorium at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (1379-A Sherbrooke Street West)

JAPAN | ORIGINAL VERSION: JAPANESE | SUBTITLES: ENGLISH

The movie is presented as part of [email protected]: Cinema screens at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. The screening will take place in the Maxwell Cummings Auditorium at the MMFA.

Long unavailable in North America, director Toshio Matsumoto’s shattering, kaleidoscopic masterpiece is one of the most subversive and intoxicating films of the late 1960s: a headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs, fuzz guitars, performance art and black mascara.

Director: Toshio Matsumoto
Cast: Pîtâ, Osamu Ogasawara, Yoshimi Jô
Year: 1969
Duration: 107 minutes
Rating: not yet rated

The screening will be followed by a conversation with professor and author Yuriko Furuhata

Photo credit: Cinelicious Pics / Arbelos Films

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