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Chushingura (1997)

Directed by Werner Herzog, Sets and Costume design by Eiko Ishioka

Above: Kimonos designed by Eiko for the prostitute characters. As the costume and set designer, Eiko brought her minimalist aesthetic to the lush opera. Her visual tableau was inspired by Japanese ukiyo-e art, the most illustrative cultural source for the Edo era; at the same time abstract touches rendered her design utterly modern. Visually and essentially the opera Chushingura brought a new dimension to this three-hundred-year-old story. - Eiko on Stage

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Gaming With My Mom

A few days ago we asked you guys for vids of you playing video games with your moms. Then we put them all together in this hilarious supercut. You guys are stars! Especially your moms!