On Screen LIVE “The Seashell and the Clergyman” x Shuta HASUNUMA & U-zhaan

【TOKYO】Spiral Hall:9/17(SAT) 18:00

The 140th anniversary of birth, 80 years after passing, the first-ever surrealism film “The Seashell and the Clergyman” by one of the earliest female filmmakers Germaine DULAC enchants with live music by Shuta HASUNUMA & U-zhaan. Once in a lifetime movie experience!

The Seashell and the Clergyman

Germaine DULAC / 35mm (Digital ver.) / 40min. / 1928 / France

Directed by female director Germaine DULAC from a script by Surrealist poet Antonin ARTAUD. The film fantastically depicts the anguish of a monk who falls in love with a woman, using camera work and montage that still surprises us today. This legendary film is said to be the “first surrealist film” released earlier than BUÑUEL’s “The Dog of Andalusia” (1929), and caused a stir among surrealists when it was first released.


Live performance by Shuta HASUNUMA & U-zhaan
A musical unit by musician Shuta HASUNUMA and tabla player U-zhaan. They have been collaborating in various ways since 2012. They composed for a movie “Manga wo hamidashita otoko: Akatsuka Fujio” in 2016. In 2017, they released an album “2 Tone” featuring Arto LINDSAY, Ryuichi SAKAMOTO, Devendra BANHART as guests. In 2018, the vinyl LP was released internationally and delivered a live show in New York. Their latest album “Good News” was released in february 2022, after five years since “2 Tone”.
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