WED SEPT 7, 2022 7:00 PM

THE PILLOW BOOK

$8.00 (member); $13.00 (general admission)

Los Feliz 3 | ‘Moving Pictures: The Films and Teachings of Peter Greenaway’ 

  • RELEASED IN: 1996
  • 126 MINUTES
  • DIRECTED BY: PETER GREENAWAY

ABOUT THE FILM

Vivian Wu and Ewan McGregor star in this sensual film experiment where moving pictures, calligraphy, and the human body collide. The film follows Nagiko (Wu), who grows up as a young girl in Japan, as her father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from “The Pillow Book”, the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. As an adult, Nagiko becomes obsessed with books, papers, and writing on bodies, and her sexual odyssey (and the creation of her own Pillow Book) is a “parfait mélange” of classical Japanese, modern Chinese, and Western film images.

FORMAT: 35mm

DISTRIBUTOR: Park Circus

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