Ugetsu and The Life of Oharu

<i>Ugetsu</i> and <i>The Life of Oharu</i>

Daiei Studios


Thu., Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m. 2017

The American Cinematheque launches a new series, Japanese Arthouse Classics, beginning with two of the most cherished masterpieces of world cinema: Ugetsu and The Life of Oharu. The former will be screened in a new 4K restoration for the first time in Los Angeles. Both are directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, master of the moving camera and the long take and foremost poet of suffering women. Watching either of these on the big screen, the viewer will understand why film is considered the most exciting art form of the 20th century.

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