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Episode 50. Man Seeking Woman: Audition (1999)

Takashi Miike created one of the most infamous, beloved and decisive films when he made Audition: a story of people looking for love in all the wrong places that has influenced a generation of filmmakers and terrified audiences all over the world. Andrea and Alex take a deep dive into the international and seemingly universal fears of love, intimacy and what it means to be a “good girl.”

REQUIRED READING

Audition. Dir. Takashi Miike, 1999.

EXTRA CREDIT

Holding Back Half the Nation –¬†The Economist’s examination of Japanese women in the work place.

“Nice Girl”: Social Control of Women Through a Value Construct –¬†Greer Litton Fox’s paper on the taming of women through perceived goodness.

Salem Horror Fest – We’ll be there October 7th and 8th! Tickets are available now.
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