Reel Causes Presents
Cutie and the Boxer
Thursday, March 27, 2014 | 6:30pm
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC)
Reel Causes Members $10 • Non-Members $12
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A reflection on love, sacrifice, and the creative spirit, this candid New York story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of renowned “boxing” painter Ushio Shinohara and his artist wife, Noriko. Over the course of their marriage, the film portrays Ushio’s struggles to establish his artistic legacy, while Noriko is at last being recognized for her own art—a series of drawings entitled “Cutie,” depicting her challenging past with Ushio. Spanning four decades, the film is a moving portrait of a couple wrestling with the eternal themes of sacrifice, disappointment and aging, against a background of lives dedicated to art.

In support of Tonari Gumi