[Podcast] Chatty AF 41: Miss Hokusai Retrospective

Caitlin, Amelia, and Dee discuss Miss Hokusai, the 2015 feature film from Production I.G. Set in the early 1800s, this historical fiction follows real-life artist O-Ei as she navigates her relationships with her famous father, her young sister, and her own developing art in a society and profession dominated by men.

0:00:00 Intros
0:00:51 Background
0:02:52 Impressions
0:09:34 Emotionality and style
0:12:02 O-Ei and sexuality
0:18:04 Adult professional shipping
0:22:18 Prostitutes and fantasies
0:28:06 Day-to-day life in Edo
0:30:17 Mr. Hokusai
0:40:38 O-Ei and O-Nao
0:47:07 The dudes
0:54:12 Miss Hokusai
0:57:36 Historical context
0:59:37 But is it feminist?
1:10:40 Outro

 

Recorded Saturday 26th November 2017

Music: Open Those Bright Eyes by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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