Tears and Laughter: Women in Japanese Melodrama

BFI presents, in partnership with the Japan Foundation, a season highlighting the female stars that shone in the melodrama of Japanese cinema’s ‘Golden Age’. The season features titles rarely screened in the UK, spotlighting the magnificent actors who starred in them – figures such as Kinuyo Tanaka, Setsuko Hara, Machiko Kyo, Isuzu Yamada and Hideko Takamine, who endure as beloved icons of Japanese cinema.

Date: 16 October 2017 – 29 November 2017
Venue: BFI Southbank, London

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