Thursday, March 1, 2012
Kotoko - Shinya Tsukamoto (2011)
Shinya Tsukamoto collaborates with singer/ songwriter Cocco to bring a nightmarish vision of one woman's struggle with mental illness to the screen. Cocco plays Kotoko, a woman who sees double. This gift/ curse slowly unravels her life, and her connection to her young son.
The Hidden Fortress - Akira Kurosawa (1958)
Two peasants accompany a hard-bitten general and a princess on their mission to take a secret cache of gold to her home town. The film that helped inspire the plot of George Lucas' mega-hit "Star Wars".