Double Suicide: Japanese Summer
(Nagisa Oshima, 1967). Oshima treats the traditional subject of double suicide with a twisthis leads are nothing like the usual star-crossed lovers in Japanese literature and cinema. The two modern would-be lovers are neurotic loners who become involved in a hijacking, as victims, in this complex examination of the death impulse in Japanese society.
Sun., April 12, 2, 4:30, 6:50 & 9:15 p.m., 2009
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