Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • Kwaidan
  • Film
  • 4/17/2008
  • 18:00-21:00
  • Spencer Museum of Art
Event Description
Introduction by Professor Michael Baskett, Theater & Film / Shown in conjunction with Resounding Spirit: Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1960s / Winner of the Special Jury Prize at Cannes, Kwaidan features four nightmarish tales in which terror thrives and demons lurk. Adapted from traditional Japanese ghost stories, this lavish, widescreen production drew extensively on Kobayashi’s own training as a student of painting and fine arts. (1965, 161 minutes, In Japanese with English subtitles )