1.3.08

beneath the skin...




Kon Ichikawa

(1915-2008)

Japanese Film Director



Doesn’t this desire for a happy ending show how unhappy they really are?

       Ichikawa’s comment about audience reaction
       to his film, Manin densha [The Crowded Streetcar], 1957


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Biruma no tategoto [The Burmese Harp], 1956

1 comment:

barbara jane said...

hi sam

thanks for posting this. a friend also just recently emailed me about ichikawa's passing. i've only seen two of his films and those both were so extraordinary.