Monday, February 25th, 2013 @ 8PM in Manhattan [silent film accompaniment]

When: Monday, February 25th at 8PM
What: Passing Fancy
Dir. Yasujiro Ozu, 1933, 101 mins. 35mm.
*Performing with benshi (silent film narrator) Ichiro Kataoka

Day laborer Takeshi Sakamato’s relationship with son Tokkankozo (child star of Ozu’s I Was Born But…, etc.) is complicated by his crush on a younger woman. Passing Fancy, which critic and film historian Donald Richie called “a subtle and beautiful film,” won Ozu’s second consecutive Kinema Jumpo “Best One” award – Japan’s Best Picture Oscar equivalent. Japanese benshi master Ichiro Kataoka will perform alongside the film, accompanied by composer and pianist Makia Matsumura

Where: Film Forum (Manhattan, NYC)
209 Houston Street, New York, NY 10014
Nearest Subway: West 4th Street on A/C/E/B/D/F/M, Spring Street on C/E, or Houston Street on 1

Admission: $12.50 for the general public, or $7 for Film Forum members. Call 212-727-8110 or visit

Monday February 25th, 2013 by Makia Matsumura
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