Oshima succeeds in dissecting in a very precise way how the Other, an Other marked by patriarchy and capitalism, is able to empty the youthful subject of his ideals and dreams as well as how the rebellious protest of certain youthful subjects is, in many cases, an affirmation of the very dynamic that underpins the functioning of the Other.
Tag: Fumio Watanabe
Death By Hanging (1968) Review
“A true classic of political driven cinema that has, maybe contrary to one’s expectations, remained as relevant as it was in the past.”
Only She Knows (1960) review
“Highly recommended for those fans of Japan’s Nouvelle Vague movement.”