Nagisa Oshima retrospective

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  • 27 August 2009
Nagisa Oshima retrospective

Legendary Japanese director has his work shown at the Filmhouse

Arguably Japan’s greatest living director is honoured in this fantastic and near comprehensive 22 film retrospective. Tracing Oshima’s impressive body of work from early left-leaning melodramas Cruel Story of Youth, The Sun’s Burial and Night and Fog in Japan through his experiments with form, classic Japanese storytelling and social comment which included The Catch, the remarkable Diary of a Shinjuku Thief and The Ceremony and also the art house porn In the Realm of the Senses and Empire of Passion which made his name in the west. Season ticket offers available. Buy one now – you are going to need it.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh from Fri 4 Sep-Thu 22 Oct.

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