"Odd Obsession" screening, May 28

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May 200828
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

James Bridges Theater at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
United States

The Crank Film Society Proudly Presents
a tribute to the passing of Director Kon Ichikawa

Kon Ichikawa’s ODD OBSESSION (1959, 96 min)
Screening followed by a Q&A; with Shunji Iwai (TBA)

“He possesses tremendous compositional skill, rivaled only by Kurosawa Akira. His talent allows him to create first-rate images that easily escape realism and result in superior films.”
-Yasuzo Masumura on Kon Ichikawa

“The finest Japanese film on a contemporary theme that I have seen”
-Paul Beckley in a Review of Odd Obsession in New York Herald Tribune,
December 27,1961

“Moving in its disturbing beauty…erotic obsession reaches claustrophobic intensity, and the spectator is made a participant”
-Donald Richie in "A Hundred Years of Japanese Film"

Free and open to the public
May 28, Wed, 5-7pm
James Bridges Theater at UCLA

Event co-Sponsored by the UCLA Terasaki Center For Japanese Studies



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