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Pigs and Battleships

Pigs and Battleships
  • 1961
  • Japan
  • 77 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Shohei Imamura
  • Written by: Hisashi Yamauchi
  • Cast: Jitsuko Yoshimura, Yōko Minamida
  • Language: Japanese

Comic movie set in Yokosuka, a coastal city dominated by a US military base, where gangs brutally feud over the right to control the black market.

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Pigs and Battleships

23 Oct 2009

This very rare screening of Japanese auteur Shohei Imamura’s wonderfully barbed and surreal 1961 military satire brings to an end an excellent season of the great man’s films. If you have missed the others check this one out because it is also the most…

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