The Makioka Sisters - 3 Rivers Film Festival 2012
Kon Ichikawa | Japan | 1983 | 140min
Co-presented by Silk Screen Asian Film Festival
Presented in a new, restored 35mm print, this rich, lyrical film centers on the lives of four sisters who have taken on their family’s kimono manufacturing business. Shot in rich, vivid colors, and set in the years leading up to the Pacific War, it's a graceful study of a family at a turning point in history – a poignant evocation of changing times and fading customs. Don't miss this gorgeous film on the big screen.