Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 90 minutes | 1964
Post-war Japan: prostitutes are forming gangs as a survival strategy. Beware the one with feelings, and woe unto the man who gets close. A masterpiece! Seijun Suzuki makes his own Roman Porno (the infamous genre out of the Nikkatsu studios). The result is a masterful work in equal measures provocative and painful, in which he settles his scores with the army, the war and Japan itself. While authority is intimidating, nothing can contain it now. Especially not a codified genre like erotic film. Starring Jô Shishido.
A visual extravaganza set in the vastness of the desert that shook up Quebec cinema and seduced audiences worldwide. Worth a second look. Pascale...
CANADA , Quebec | 90 minutes | 1998
A jubilant backlash to the obscurantism inflicted by Communist diktat of the 1980s. A biopic tribute to the leader of the Gdansk shipyard workers’...
POLAND | 90 minutes | 2013
To date there are four features in Alain Gomis’ body of work, and all four are steeped in intelligence, humanity, poetry and gritty urban realism. Born...
90 minutes | 0
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