Dragon Painter

Directed By: William Worthington Starring: Sessue Hayakawa

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A young woman marries an older millionaire and then falls in love with a handsome nobleman on her honeymoon.

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Studio New Yorker Films
SKU 206709097
UPC 784148010847
UPC 14 00784148010847
Format DVD
Release Date 8/7/2009
Keywords
Artists
Based On A Novel
Classic
Japan
Romance
Silent
Silent Cinema
Editors Note
Note One of the hallmarks of Asian-American cinema, DRAGON PAINTER also stars one of silent cinema's biggest heartthrobs, Sessue Hayakawa (BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI). In this film set in rural Japan, Hayakawa plays a solitary, slightly nutty artist named Tatsu. He believes he's betrothed to a princess who was carried off by a dragon. When his brilliance with the brushes is discovered, he's made the pupil of Kano, one of Japan's foremost artists. But when Tatsu takes Kano's daughter for his fabled princess, familial chaos ensues. Cinephiles rejoiced when a rare print of this film, originally thought lost, was discovered in Paris, providing the source for this outstanding restoration.
Reviews
Sight and Sound "[F]ascinating....The Japanese feel is remarkably convincing thanks to co-producer Hayakawa's determination to overturn countless stereotypes." 05/01/2008 p.96
Directors
William Worthington
Actors
Sessue Hayakawa
Cast & Crew
Sessue Hayakawa - Star
William Worthington - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1919
Catalog ID 00108
UPC 00784148010847
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 53 minutes
Color B&W
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Features
DVD
Product Attributes
Actor Hayakawa,Sessue
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD

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