Film Screening: The Lady Shogun and Her Men
Part of the Geddes Japanese Movie Series: (Wo)men Who Dare
Wednessay, November 2, 6:30 PM
CAS 533B, 685-725 Commonwealth Ave., Boston University
DESCRIPTION: In 1716, a deadly disease kills only men in Japan, reducing males to the population of women, so women take on traditional male roles, including hard labor, managing businesses and running government while men are pampered, protected and allowed only to indulge in light entertainment. Based on an award winning manga by Fumi Yoshinaga. Director: Kaneko, Fuminori. Introduced by Sarah Frederick, Department of World Languages and Literatures. Movie Time: 116 minutes.
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