It’s another Companion Piece! Doc and “Annie” return to discuss the recent Production I.G. film Miss Hokusai. Check the timecodes if you want to bypass a lengthy talk about the history of the Edo Period as well as the actual historical figures depicted in the movie and get straight into the meat of the film itself.
00:00:00 – 00:03:54 // Intro
00:03:55 – 00:29:02 // History of The Edo Period & the characters
00:29:02 – 01:48:05 // Discussion of Themes/Characterization including: the film’s ontology, the nature of perception and its relationship to reality, inspiration, the creative process, family life, and more!
Theme – Beyonce and Jay-Z “Bonnie & Clyde”