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Ciné-concert: Belladonna of Sadness
Archived: Ciné-concert: Belladonna of Sadness - Kanashimi no Beradonna (1973)

director: Eiichi Yamamoto

With: Tatsuya Nakadai, Katsuyuki Itô, Aiko Nagayama, a.o.

duration: 93 minutes
Animated film, Litarature

Film Fest Gent - Ciné-concert: Belladonna of Sadness

"'Belladonna of Sadness' is undoubtedly a landmark of animated film, and arguably a masterpiece. The variety of graphic modes - with references to fashion magazines, pop art, psychedelia, underground comics, arty pornography and much more - is dizzying." (The New York Times)

The drone metal pioneers EARTH are bringing their ultra-slow doom to Vooruit for a one-time live score with Japanese cult film 'Belladonna of Sadness'.

Concert/film − €23/20 (vvk/presale)


director: Eiichi Yamamoto
producer: Osamu Tezuka
screenplay: Yoshiyuki Fukuda & Eiichi Yamamoto based on the novel by Jules Michelet

production company: Mushi Production Co., Ltd.

More info

dialogue: Japanese
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Japan
year: 1973


EIICHI YAMAMOTO (1940): Story of a Certain Street Corner (1962, short), Osu (1962, short), Astro Boy (1964), Kimba, the White Lion (1966), Sen'ya ichiya monogatari (1969), Cleopatra: Queen of Sex (1970), Belladonna of Sadness (1973), Oshin (1984), Odin (1985).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,33


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