The Good Wife of Tokyo

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1992 / 52 minutes

Directed by
Kim Longinotto Clare Hunt
Country of production
United Kingdom

Kazuko Hohki goes back to Tokyo with her band, the ‘Frank Chickens’, after living in England for 15 years. This wry and delightful film records her re-experiencing of Japan after a long absence, examining traditional attitudes to women and those of Kazuko’s friends who are trying to live differently.

Language and subtitles
Japanese with English Subtitles
Region
Central Asia and Far East
Country
Japan
Keywords
Music / Ethnomusicology Gender Role and Identity Marriage Social Change