Re: Kitano, née Takeshi, in Paris

M S ms at
Tue Mar 16 20:16:54 EDT 2010

Talking about Kitano, he gave a 1-h long masterclass - moderated by
Jean-Pierre Limousin - in Paris last week, hopefully it was filmed:

Roger> Indeed, that's for real;
I haven't found his acceptance speech though...


On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Roger Macy <macyroger at> wrote:

>  The Guardian today has an arts feature on Takeshi Kitano, related to his
> exhibition in Paris, that takes a fair stab at his two personas.
> Has he really just got the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres ?  This isn't
> a Takeshi gag ? [I've stumbled on a spate of false award claims this week,
> only one of which was half Japanese related].  No, it seems widely
> reported.  So did he give an acceptance speech à la Venise, saying that we
> were on the same side in the war, alongside Maréchal Pétain ?
> Roger
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