Copy of KWAIDAN

    Kwaidan

    About

    PRESENTED AS PART OF BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF PUPPETRY

    Kwaidan is a cinematic and atmospheric piece for teenagers and adults inspired by Japanese ghost stories and horror movies.

    It features life-sized puppets, humanettes, shadows, acting and videos. Set in Japan in the early 1980s, Kwaidan tells the story of Haru, a young woman who comes back to her abandoned childhood home after many years of absence. Strange events happen as the house seems to be inhabited by spirits and ghosts from the past. As the story unfolds, the memory of a terrible event resurfaces.

    BFP RECOMMENDS… THE CABINET OF CURIOUSITIES

    Screening at the Watershed at 1pm, The Cabinet of Curiosities is a surreal selection of dark visions and ghostly stories from the masters of European puppet animation and draws inspiration from some of the same source material as Kwaidan. Both the show and film programme are suitable for teenage and adult audiences.

    • RUNNING TIME1hr 10mins
    • AGE RECOMMENDATION12+
    • TICKETSFull £15 / Concession £11
    • VENUE

    8pm

    Please note that all seating for this performance is unreserved.

    Reviews
    • "Rouge28 have created something of a classic in the puppetry mystery horror genre"

      Total Theatre

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