Water Film- Ugetsu (March 19)

On March 19th, Ugetsu, a 1953 Japanese film directed by Kenzi Mizoguchi, will be shown in the DiMenna-Nyselius Multimedia Room at 7pm. Ugetsu is a story of fighting, romance, family and determination which takes place during the Japanese Civil Wars (1500s). Two husbands set out with a goal of making quick cash, but as they start receiving their profits, they are forced to make important decisions pertaining to their lives as husbands and members of their families.

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Ugetsu (1953)

The film was nominated for an Academy Award in 1953 (Best Costume Design, Black-and-White).

Discussant: Professor Jiwei Xiao

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