Thursday, June 4 2009
Imamura’s brilliance lies in his stark insistence that the dignity of the human being resides in our irremediable right of refusal.
Thursday, August 9 2007
In Vengeance is Mine, the darkest impulses of human nature are never far from the darkest forms of comedy.
Sunday, April 18 2004
The Pornographers works on the margins of social norms and 'abhorrence,' officially accepted commerce and illicit trade.
Sunday, July 27 2003
Beyond their sexual pyrotechnics, Saeko and Yosuke's relationship develops a particular symbiosis.
Wednesday, May 22 2002
Director Shohei Imamura might be Japanese cinema's answer to Tom Waits.