(Nagisa Oshima, 2000). Its an all-male military universe, but rather than a rapt meditation on the erotic obsession that one officer develops for an individual soldier, Gohatto is more detached and analytical in its concern with love's flowering within a repressive system. Oshima had not made a theatrical feature in 14 yearswho could have predicted this action film, at once baroque and austere, hypnotic and opaque?
Tue., April 14, 4:30, 6:50 & 9:15 p.m., 2009
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