30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11217

Tue, May 9 at 7pm(1956) 117min Kinuyo Tanaka plays Rika, a meek, aging housemaid who joins the employ of a struggling Tokyo geisha house. Unfolding from Rika?s clear-eyed perspective, the film recounts their efforts to maintain traditional standards in the face of mounting financial pressures.

Official Website: http://www.bam.org/film/series.aspx?id=80

Added by Fumio on April 28, 2006

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