beneath the skin...

Kon Ichikawa


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


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.