Dear Summer Sister
- 95 min
- Directed by: Nagisa Oshima
- Cast: Hiromi Kurita, Hosei Komatsu, Akiko Koyama
Oshima adopts an almost farcical tone in his handling of the rather serious subject of the return of Okinawa to Japan from American control - a floating camera and free-form narrative gives 'Dear Summer Sister' the feeling of parody.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Nagisa Oshima retrospective at Edinburgh Filmhouse2 Sep 2009
The Pensive Provocateur
A complex figure making sense of a complex, still defeated post-war Japanese society, Nagisa Oshima’s career coincided with the French Nouvelle Vague, and he has proved over the years as provocative a filmmaker as any that came out of France at the end…
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