Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Sat, Jun 6, 2015
7:30pm
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THE AERO THEATRE TURNS 75
Double Feature!
YOJIMBO / HARAKIRI
YOJIMBO
1961, Janus Films, 110 min, Japan, Dir: Akira Kurosawa

Toshiro Mifune plays Sanjuro, a shiftless ronin (samurai without a master) who wanders into a starving village beset by a yakuza gang war. Sanjuro plays the battling sects off against one another and nearly gets himself killed in the process. In Japanese with English subtitles.


HARAKIRI
SEPPUKU
1962, Janus Films, 134 min, Japan, Dir: Masaki Kobayashi

An intense, intricately composed meditation by master director Masaki Kobayashi (KWAIDAN) on the war between the feudal ethos and humanity in the Japanese psyche. Recently impoverished samurai Tatsuya Nakadai attempts to take vengeance on the clan who forced his son-in-law (Akira Ishihama) to commit seppuku (hara-kiri). Using the clan’s own code of honor against it, Nakadai slowly, ruthlessly forces the film to its shattering climax. Toru Takemitsu provides the scarily dissonant score. With Tetsuro Tanba and Rentaro Mikuni. In Japanese with English subtitles.


Screening format: 35mm
Aero Theatre • Sat, Jun 6, 2015 • 7:30pm
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