THE DOGS AND THE FLUTE
Age > 8
Ryunosuke Akutagawa in Mauro Di Leo's adaptation
Akutagawa Ryūnosuke (1892-1927) is one of the most significant Japanese writers of the XXth century. Master of a literary form focusing on brevity, he has written more than one hundred stories that range in an entirely original and transverse manner in the pantheon of the literature of his country: from historic or contemporary stories to fantastic and surreal ones, from markedly autobiographic essays to fables and allegories. Akutagawa’s impact in Japanese literature is such that a literary pri...
The Nose : A monk shouldn’t know what vanity is, right? Well, the monk in this story thinks different. The desire to make his big nose, a really big nose, smaller gets him into embarrassing situations. Just be careful of what you wish for!
The dogs and the Flute: Imagine you have three wishes to make: what would you ask for? A woodcutter, the hero of our story, asked for three dogs. What would you say?“Is that all?” Well, things did not go exactly as you can imagine...