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Dragnet Girl - feat. live benshi performance
Courtesy Shochiku Co., Ltd.
LIve music and Japanese benshi Kataoka Ichiro accompany this silent film by Ozu, following a gangster whose encounter with a good-hearted girl sets him on a road to righteousness.
Like his earlier Walk Cheerfully, Dragnet Girl follows a gangster whose encounter with a good-hearted girl sets him on a road to righteousness. Former boxer Joji (Oka Joji) commands a gang of pickpockets and lives with his girlfriend Tokiko (Tanaka Kinuyo). Sales clerk Kazuko (Mizukubo Sumiko) implores Joji not to recruit her brother Hiroshi (Mitsui Hideo) so that he can study. Joji is so moved that he decides to change his ways. With its scenes of intimate cohabitation, smoky saloons ... view more »
Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.