Friday, 11 May 2018

A widely-banned, barrier-breaking classic

Opening the 1976 Quinzaine, Nagisa Oshima's widely-banned and barrier-breaking classic no doubt remains one of the most controversial films of all time. A provocative depiction of disturbing sexual obsession, and, equally, an incendiary (if overshadowed!) critique of Japanese society.
Opening the 1976 Quinzaine, Nagisa Oshima's widely-banned and barrier-breaking classic no doubt remains one of the most controversial films of all time. A provocative depiction of disturbing sexual obsession, and, equally, an incendiary (if overshadowed!) critique of Japanese society. Film of the Day
THE DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT

In the Realm of the Senses

Nagisa Ôshima, 1976

Opening the 1976 Quinzaine, Nagisa Oshima's widely-banned and barrier-breaking classic no doubt remains one of the most controversial films of all time. A provocative depiction of disturbing sexual obsession, and, equally, an incendiary (if overshadowed!) critique of Japanese society.

 

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