Yoshiwara

by Max Ophüls
1937 - France - 102 min
June 22 | 7:00 p.m

Considered something of a curiosity in the oeuvre of French filmmaker Max Ophüls, Yoshiwara is the story of a love triangle between a geisha, a Russian military officer and a family servant. An intriguing example of France’s fascination with Japanese culture in the early 20th century – which also led to a craze for Utamaro’s work – this rarely screened classic also features the romantic themes and visual splendor of Ophuls’ better-known works.

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This screening by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States in partnership with the Freer and Sackler Galleries is made possible through the generous support from TV5 Monde and the French-American Cultural Foundation.

  

Embassy of France - La Maison Française 4101 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20007

Yoshiwara

When
June 22, 2017 - 7 p.m.
Where
Embassy of France - La Maison Française
4101 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Yoshiwara

Yoshiwara

by Max Ophüls
1937 - France - 102 min
June 22 | 7:00 p.m

Considered something of a curiosity in the oeuvre of French filmmaker Max Ophüls, Yoshiwara is the story of a love triangle between a geisha, a Russian military officer and a family servant. An intriguing example of France’s fascination with Japanese culture in the early 20th century – which also led to a craze for Utamaro’s work – this rarely screened classic also features the romantic themes and visual splendor of Ophuls’ better-known works.

Register here

This screening by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States in partnership with the Freer and Sackler Galleries is made possible through the generous support from TV5 Monde and the French-American Cultural Foundation.

  

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