Film

The Idiot

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Dir. Akira Kurosawa (1951).
Setsuko Hara is cast against type as Nastasia in Kurosawa’s forceful and surprisingly faithful adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s novel—transposed to a postwar Hokkaido so snow-covered the actors might almost be living in igloos.

Fri., April 8, 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., 2011