This rare retrospective of Japanese New Wave director runs from November 14th to December 5th at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
the series is entitles IN THE REALM OF OSHIMA – the Best of Japanese Mater Nagasi Oshima. The title is taken form his most notorious and famous work IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES. I guarantee you would not forget the film, at least of its explicit sexual scenes.
The retrospective is made possible thanks to Nobi Nakamura,The Japan Foundation; Yukiko Wachi, Kawakita Memorial Film Institute; and Brian Belovarac, Janus Films.
For the complete programming, dates and description of each film screened, please check the TIFF website at: tiff.net
Capsule Reviews of Select Films:
CRUEL STORIES OF YOUTH (Japan 1960) ***
Directed by Nagisa Oshima
The title tells it all in Oshima’s tale of a young couple who prey on older men to make a living. Old men…
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