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Newlyn, UK: I WAS BORN, BUT... (1932)

Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:06 pm
by silentfilm

Ed Hughes & Yasujiro Ozu I Was Born But…

Friday 16 February 2018
8pm The Old Chapel, Calstock Arts
Saturday 17 February 2018
7.30pm The Centre, Newlyn
new music | silent film

Composer Ed Hughes has long been captivated by the work of Japanese film director, Yasujiro Ozu. Ozu’s comedy, ‘I Was Born But…’ a masterpiece of silent film released in 1932, centres on brothers Ryoichi and Keiji as they navigate the twin challenges of a new school and the neighbourhood bully in a newly-emerging suburb of Tokyo.

Ed Hughes’ musical score has a lightness of touch that perfectly captures the emotion and restraint in Ozu’s story-telling and his modern musical language matches a film that still looks fresh today.

Tickets: £10 | £8 concessions (U18s) | £28 family (2 adults, 2 U18s)
Buy tickets from the CRBO Box Office website or by phone 01726 879500.