7 Nov 2010. In Obsession, choreography by Saburo Teshigawara. This 2009 work by Teshigawara is his first duet dance creation. Teshigawara, who began his stage career after studying plastic arts and classical ballet, founded his Tokyo-based company, Karas, in 1985 and went on to receive many awards and much critical acclaim. In a recent interview, Teshigawara said his inspiration for Obsession was seeing Spanish director Luis Bunuel's surrealistic 1929 short silent film, Un Chien Andalou, at age 19. "That opens with a man sharpening a razor and slicing across a person's eye," he said. "I took that to be asking viewers to question their conceptions of

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