The Man Who Stole the Sun (太陽を盗んだ男)

The Man Who Stole the Sun (太陽を盗んだ男)

Friday, October 14, 2005 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Room 101, Linsly-Chittenden Hall See map
61 High Street
New Haven, CT 6511

The Man Who Stole the Sun (Taiyo o nusunda otoko)
Directed by Hasegawa Kazuhiko, 1979 (16mm, 147 min., English Subtitles)

A lonely teacher builds a Bomb and takes on the State in a superb thriller.

Cinematic Strangers: Marginal Figures In Japanese Film
A woman gambler, an atomic terrorist, disillusioned youth, a Korean resident of Japan all people marginal to Japanese society featured in a series of celebrated films rarely shown outside Japan.

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In conjunction with FILM 448a/JAPN 271a. Prints Courtesy of the Japan Foundation