30 hand-picked films. A new one every day
Known mainly for his “pink” films—low-budget erotic productions—outspoken veteran filmmaker Kôji Wakamatsu delivers a surprisingly lyrical yet piercing critique of Japanese society and history.
This is my kind of film! Ponderous but still fresh and loose; similar to films by Gus Van Sant such as Elephant or Paranoid Park. In other words, a culmination of vérité style mixed with a more traditional narrative.