Program

film

Fumio Takada Presents: Tribute Screenings of Works by the Crazy Cats

18 September 2010 (Sat) Open11:00/ Start11:30
Asakusa Chuei Theater 

imageGo crazy with the works selected by Fumio Takada!
Enjoy some film treasures and a talk show!


Program
Fumio Takada, a big-time fan of the Crazy Cats, presents a tribute event, screening three works including a very valuable Crazy Cats film unavailable on DVD or anywhere else. He will also be hosting a talk show with Masao Komatsu, a prior manager of Hitoshi Ueki, and other great guests!


CRAZY OUGON SAKUSEN
(1967/JAPAN/158min/TOHO CO., LTD.)
Director : TAKASHI TSUBOSHIMA , YOSHINORI WADA
Cast : HITOSHI UEKI, HAJIME HANA, KEI TANI
Shinran, a gamble-crazy corrupted monk, is to go to Las Vegas. On his journey, he meets Itagaki, a politician, and Nashimoto, who is to receive the inheritance of an American national. The estate includes only a deserted mine and its map, but a pirate had hidden his treasure there…
CRAZY OUGON SAKUSEN image
(c)東宝

KIGEKI DOROBO DAIKAZOKU: TENKA WO TORU 
[Unavailable on DVD or Vodeo]
(1972/JAPAN/96min/TOHO CO., LTD.)
Director : TAKASHI TSUBOSHIMA
Cast : HITOSHI UEKI, EIKO YANAMI, KEI TANI
A masterpiece comedy depicting the lives of a huge pick pocketing family comprised of some 200 members all living near Chikuho coal field in Kyushu who boast a total of 309 criminal records and annual “income” of 200 million yen. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to watch this work of genius unavailable on DVD or video!
KIGEKI DOROBO DAIKAZOKU image
(c)東宝

ZUZUSHII YATSU 
(1964/JAPAN/94min/TOEI COMPANY, LTD.)
Director : MASAHARU SEGAWA
Cast : KEI TANI, YOSHIKO SAKUMA, NAOKI SUGIURA
Naomasa, the former lord of Okayama Castle and the head of the Iseda family, takes a strange boy, Kirihito, under his wing. However, Naomasa is sent to Europe for his rather too liberal lifestyle… A splendid work that draws out laughter with the brazen behavior of the main character.
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(c)東映

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