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Dir. Mitsuo Yanagimachi (1985).
One of the strongest Japanese films of the ‘80s (also known as Fire Festival), Mitsuo Yanagimachi’s essay on the disappearance of Japan’s archaic underpinnings is a sort of Shinto-analysis—the case history of a lumberjack who would rather sacrifice his family than sell his land for development.

Thu., Dec. 9, 1:30, 3:50 & 8:30 p.m., 2010

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 1, 2010

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