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The King of Masks


The King of Masks
Introduced by the director and producer Wu Tianming, 1996

Visiting Filmmakers

Today’s most engaging and inventive directors, producers, and film professionals join us to introduce their work and answer questions after most screenings.

Tue, Nov 14, 2006 4:30 PM

Winner of the Best Director and Actor awards at the Tokyo Film Festival, King of Masks is the story of an aging street performer who seeks a young apprentice to continue his family's tradition of magical mask art.
The street performer thinks his problem is solved when he buys himself a young boy on the black market--only to discover he's taken in a girl when the takes his young charge home. Tonight's screening is introduced by director Wu Tianming and producer Luo Xueying. (91 mins., 35mm)

Cosponsored with Ohio State's Film Studies program.

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