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Shohei Imamura

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Thursday, June 4 2009

Pigs, Pimps, & Prostitutes: 3 Films by Shohei Imamura

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

Vengeance Is Mine

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 (1966)

The Pornographers works on the margins of social norms and 'abhorrence,' officially accepted commerce and illicit trade.


Sunday, July 27 2003

Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2002)

Beyond their sexual pyrotechnics, Saeko and Yosuke's relationship develops a particular symbiosis.


Wednesday, May 22 2002

Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2002)

Director Shohei Imamura might be Japanese cinema's answer to Tom Waits.


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