YOSHIKO AND YURIKO
Wednesday @ 8:30 pm
Director: Hamano Sachi
Runtime: 102 minutes
Japanese with English Subtitles
Based on a true story, Yoshiko and Yuriko relates the journey and great love affair of Yoshiko, who was a renowned translator of Russian literature and drama, and Yuriko, who was a feminist novelist and great activist of the post-war democratic literature movement. The two women shared a strong attraction to each other from their first meeting and enjoyed a powerful love affair. Yoshiko reveals that she’s an out lesbian, whilst Yuriko is married to a well-known scholar - a situation she can’t walk away from with ease.
Paramount Theatre, Bright Family Screening Room, Emerson College