SCREENING AND PERFORMANCE Page of Madness / Kurutta ichipeiji lead by Tatsu Aoki

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Film & Other Media

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Film Studies Center
5811 S Ellis Ave
Cobb Hall
Chicago, Illinois
United States


Wednesday, January 19, 8pm

 
Musical accompaniment led by Tatsu Aoki, Chicago bassist and Associate Professor, Film, Video and New Media Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Introduction by Michael Raine, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages & Civilizations and Cinema & Media Studies.

An extraordinary, even contradictory, film in many respects, Page of Madness (Kurutta ichipeiji) has been praised as a masterpiece of the political modernist avant-garde, exposing by breaking all the devices of classical narration's ideological transparency and questioning the stability of the story world itself.

It was created by a loose collective of avant-garde filmmakers and writers (in particular Kawabata Yasunari, who would go on to win the Nobel prize for literature), and featured Inoue Masao, one of the most highly regarded actors of his day. "Rediscovered" in the 1970s, the current version of the film is 25 minutes shorter than the one that was first released, emphasizing the avant-garde aspects of the original, it's impressionist rhythms and kammerspiel-like intensity. 


Musicians:

Tatsu Aoki - bass, shamisen
Jonathan Chen - violin, electronics
Amy Homma - taiko, narimono
Noriko Sugiyama - taiko, narimono
(Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1926, Japan, silent, black and white, 35mm)
 From the collection of the George Eastman House. Co-sponsored by the Japan Committee.
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