A Man Vanishes
Saturday, February 28, 2009
This controversial faux documentary portrayal of a young woman's search for her vanished fiancée is Imamura’s ingeniously constructed and subversively intellectual, yet captivating meditation on the ephemeral nature and inaccuracy of reality.
1967, 130 min., 35mm, b&w. Directed by Shohei Imamura. With Yoshie Hayakawa and Shigeru Tsuyuguchi. Print courtesy of The Japan Foundation with permission from Imamura Production.
Read A Man Vanishes article by Naoki Yamamoto (PDF)
Part of the Globus Film Series:
Independent Films from the Art Theatre Guild of Japan
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