Summer in Japan

Linda Ehrlich on Ugetsu

96 minutesPG

Jul 13
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Japanese film scholar Linda Ehrlich considers the Buddhist undertones of Kenji Mizoguchi's classic, the literary works and painterly traditions that inspired the director, and the film's reception both in Japan and overseas.

Linda Ehrlich

Dr. Linda C. Ehrlich is a writer, teacher, and editor. She has published extensively about world cinema and traditional theatre. Her book Cinematic Reveries (13) explores the intersection of prose poetry and cinema. Ehrlich has taught at Duke University, at Case Western Reserve University, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and on two Semester at Sea voyages.