Announcing a new Meetup for Strictly Belcourt!What
: Kuroneko ("Black Cat"), horror/supernatural (Japan ); Fido before filmWhen
: Thursday, December 16,[masked]:00 PMWhere
: Belcourt Theatre
2102 Belcourt Ave
Nashville, TN 37212
Director Kaneto Shindo's 1968 movie Kuroneko
is the story of two female ghosts seeking vengeance against brutal Samurai. Synopsis:
"It begins with an assault on a farm mother and her daughter-in-law by a band of grimy soldiers, who then burn down their house. What follows is...ghostly vengeance... wherein the women--now decorously draped spirits--lure passing samurai to their otherworldly open-air dwelling, where a nightly ritual of seduction ends in something decidedly more bloody for the men..." (LA Times). See trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwJ8lY8u_yY
Kuroneko was selected for the Cannes Film Festival.
The LA Times calls it "cinematically haunting and--in its acknowledgment of war's lasting ravages-- emotionally haunted."
The New York Times says Kuroneko "grabs hold of you fast and tight right from start....often hauntingly lovely...[and] pleasurably difficult to predict." Meet before the film at Fido between 5:30-6:45 if you are interested or meet the group in the center of the Belcourt lobby about 10 minutes before the movie. **Will double-check showtime when Belcourt updates its site.**
RSVP to this Meetup:http://www.meetup.com/Strictly-Belcourt/calendar/15572388/