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Death by Hanging

Death by Hanging
  • 1968
  • Japan
  • 117 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Nagisa Ōshima
  • Written by: Nagisa Ōshima, Fukao Michinori, Sasaki Mamoru, Tamura Takeshi
  • Cast: Yun Yun-Dō (R Āru), Satō Kei (所長 Shochō), Watanabe Fumio (教育部長 Kyōikubuchō), Toura Rokkō (医務官 Imukan), Adachi Masao (保安課長 Hoankachō), Komatsu Hōsei (検察官 Kensatsukan), Matsuda Masao (検察事務官 Kensatsujimukan), Koyama Akiko
  • Language: Japanese

Oshima's bold critique of Japan's persecution of Koreans takes the form of an absurd theatrical comedy. At the summit of its surreal happenings a young Korean student survives the noose and his executioners re-enact his crimes.

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