HANAYOI DOCHU / A COURTESAN WITH FLOWERED SKIN

2014, Colour, Japan, World Greats

A COURTESAN WITH FLOWERED SKIN

 

Production Team

Director : Keisuke Toyoshima

Screenwriter : Ishin Kamo. D'après le roman de/Based on the novel by: Ayako Miyaki

Cast : Adachi Yumi, Takaoka Saki, Koshino Ena, Tsuda Kanji, Tachibana Ayano, Hanako Takigawa

Music : Shuhei Kamimura

Film production and Sales : Prod.: Gen Sato, Yoshikazu Yago, Toei Video Compagny, Lt d., c/o Konwa Bldg. 12-22, 1-chome, Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo-0045 (Japon) Ventes/Sales: Nikkatsu Corporation, 3-28-12, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 (Japon), international@nikkatsu.co.jp


 

Synopsis

In 1860s Japan, popular courtesan Asagiri is about to be freed from her indentured service. One day at a local festival she meets a young artisan, Hanjiro, an encounter that changes her destiny.

 

Director

Born in Shizuoka, Japan in 1971, Keisuke Toyoshima made his directorial debut with Kanashii Dake (1994) while attending the University of Tokyo. After studying at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, he began writing scripts, then directing for television, in particular the horror series Tales of Terror From Tokyo and All Over Japan. His features films include TEN NIGHTS OF DREAMS (2006), WHAT GIRLS WANT (2009), SOFTBALL BOYS (2010) and YOUR HONOR! HOW ABOUT A LITTLE LENIENCY? (2010).


 

Projections

Thursday August 28, 2014 - 10:00 AM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 15
Thursday August 28, 2014 - 07:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 15
Friday August 29, 2014 - 05:00 PM - CINÉMA QUARTIER LATIN 15


 

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