BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5173@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20161031T000000Z DTEND:20161031T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Legendary actor&nbsp\;<strong>Tatsuya Nakadai</strong>&nbsp\;vi sits Japan Society for a 50th anniversary screening of&nbsp\;<strong>Hiros hi Teshigahara</strong>&rsquo\;s existential\, horror-tinged masterpiece. The third of four film collaborations between director Teshigahara\, compo ser&nbsp\;<strong>Toru Takemitsu</strong>&nbsp\;and writer&nbsp\;<strong>K obo Abe</strong>&nbsp\;(who adapted his own best-selling novel for the scr een)\,&nbsp\;<em>The Face of Another</em>&nbsp\;brilliantly examines theme s of identity and alienation through the story of Okuyama\, a young busine ssman who is fitted with a lifelike prosthetic mask after an industrial ac cident leaves him burned and disfigured. While the new face initially offe rs a sense of freedom\, things take a dark turn as Okuyama becomes increas ingly paranoid and erratic\, suggesting the mask has taken on a chilling p ersonality of its own.<em>\n\n1966\, 124 min.\, 35mm\, b/w\, in Japanese w ith English subtitles. Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara. With Tatsuya Nakad ai\, Machiko Kyo\, Mikijiro Hira\, Kyoko Kishida\, Eiji Okada.\n\n</em>Aft er the screening\,&nbsp\;<strong>Nakadai</strong>&nbsp\;will be joined on stage by&nbsp\;<strong>Yukie Kamiya</strong>\, Japan Society Gallery Direc tor\, for a unique conversation about the significance of masks and noh in fluences in&nbsp\;<em>The Face of Another&nbsp\;</em>and Nakadai&rsquo\;s long-spanning acting career. This event is presented in conjunction with t he Japan Society Gallery exhibition&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.japansociety .org/page/programs/gallery/simon-starling-at-twilight"><em><strong>Simon S tarling: At Twilight (After W.B. Yeats&rsquo\; Noh Reincarnation)</strong> </em></a>&nbsp\;(Oct. 14\, 2016-Jan. 15\, 2017)\, which explores the impac t of noh on art in Western Modernism.\n<strong>Tickets</strong>\n$15/$12 J apan Society&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/support/indiv idual">members</a>\nhttp://www.japansociety.org/event/the-face-of-another SUMMARY:The Face of Another 他人の顔 (Tanin no Kao) URL:/en/events/2016/10/31/the-face-of-another-tanin-no-kao/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR