Nikkatsu 100th Anniversary Retrospective

Festival du nouveau cinéma and Fantasia have joined forces this year, in their first major collaboration, to present a mutual retrospective dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Japanese production and distribution company, NIKKATSU, in collaboration with the Cinémathèque québécoise.

Later this fall, the 41st edition of Festival du nouveau cinéma will take the reigns from October 10 to 21, 2012, presenting a selection of ten films: Momijigari (1897) Tsunekichi Shibata; Jiyaiya the Ninja (1921) Shozo Makino; Singing Lovebirds (1939) Masahiro Makino; The Sun in the Last Days of the Shogunate (1957) Yuzo Kawashima; The Woman from the Sea (1959) Koreyoshi Kurahara; I Hate but Love (1962) Koreyoshi Kurahara; Intentions of Murder (1964) Shôei Imamura; Retaliation (1968) Yasuharu Hasebe; Secret Chronicle: She-Beast Market (1974) Noboru Tanaka; and Charisma (1999) Kiyoshi Kurosawa.

Nikkatsu Pass on sale at $50 (taxes included), giving access to all Nikkatsu films at Fantasia (July 19 to August 9) and at Festival du nouveau cinéma (October 10 to 21).

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