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Love Letter & Satan's Town

Thursday, January 12, 2023, 7:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre

Love Letter

(Rabu retâ, Seijun Suzuki, Japan 1959, 40 min., 35mm, Japanese w/English subtitles)


Satan’s Town

(Akuma no machi, Seijun Suzuki, Japan 1956, 83 min., 35mm, Japanese w/English subtitles)

In Satan’s Town, notorious murderer Ôba (Ichirô Sugai) breaks out of prison. His right-hand man, Hayasaki (Seizaburô Kawazu), attempts to earn some money for their escape to Hong Kong, but Ôba wants to first take revenge on the policeman who arrested him. Preceded by Love Letter, in which a nightclub manager encourages the pianist he loves to pursue her epistolary romance.


Post-screening Zoom Q&A with William Carroll, author of Suzuki Seijun and Postwar Japanese Cinema