Mad, Bad… & Dangerous to Know

The Japan Society in New York presents a new film tribute series: “Mad, Bad… & Dangerous to Know: Three Untamed Beauties”.  Featuring the work of Ayako Wakao, Mariko Okada and Meiko Kaji in great movies like Red Angel, Tattoo aka The Spider Tattoo,  Lady Snowblood: Love Song Of Revenge and more…

At the opposite end of the stereotype of docile Japanese women—heroic good mothers, chaste daughters and hardworking faithful wives—actresses Ayako WakaoMariko Okada and Meiko Kaji embodied the transgression of limits, breaking rules, flouting norms and generally upsetting everyone.

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