Toho Studios: Innovative Filmmakers in Setagaya

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When: 21/02/15 - 19/04/15: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Legendary Japanese picture house Toho was founded in 1931 and by the 1950s, the golden period of Japanese cinema, the studio would be producing its finest work. With the release of two films, “Godzilla” and “Seven Samurai,” in 1954 the studio would leave an indelible mark on Japanese filmmaking and inspire people around the globe for generations to come. Ishiro Honda’s monster movie classic and Akira Kurosawa’s samurai masterpiece are celebrated in this exhibition which looks at the innovation and craft it took to produce them. Explore the art design, music, costume and various creators who worked on these timeless works.

Toho Studios: Innovative Filmmakers in Setagaya

More information: http://www.setagayaartmuseum.or.jp/exhibition/exhibition.html

How much: General ¥1000, Over 65s and university students ¥800, Junior High and younger ¥500