Miss Hokusai

As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the revered painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently inside his studio. Her masterful portraits, dragons and erotic sketches- sold under the name of her father- are coveted by upper crust Lords and journeyman print makers alike. Shy and reserved in public, in the studio O-Ei is as brash and uninhibited as her father, smoking a pipe while sketching drawings that would make contemporary Japanese ladies blush. But despite this fiercely independent spirit, O-Ei struggles under the domineering influence of her father and is ridiculed for lacking the life experience that she is attempting to portray in her art.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Keiichi Hara

Cast:

  • Kumiko Asô
  • Anne Watanabe

Writers:

  • Hinako Sugiura
  • Miho Maruo

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