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Girls of the Night
One of the first Japanese films both written and directed by women concerns a former streetwalker who turns to “respectable” employment after the outlawing of prostitution in 1958, but soon she finds she misses the freedom and money of sex work.
Saturday, May 28, at 5:00 pm
The Films of Kinuyo Tanaka
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GIRLS OF THE NIGHT
aka GIRL OF DARK; GIRL OF THE NIGHT
ONNA BAKARI NO YORU
Japan, 1961, Kinuyo Tanaka
With the closing of brothels and the outlawing of prostitution in 1958 Japan, a former streetwalker turns to “respectable” employment. But soon she finds she misses the freedom and money of sex work. One of the first Japanese films both written and directed by women, Kinuyo Tanaka’s complex treatment of aView more
Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8.
No passes or twofers.
Advance tickets advised.
Important Covid requirement. All Cinematheque moviegoers must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Learn more under the “Face Coverings” section at cia.edu/covid. As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.
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