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3.9
10 Ratings

Oh, Bomb!

Aa bakudan

Directed by Kihachi Okamoto
Japan, 1964
Comedy, Crime, Musical

Synopsis

This is basically a Noh musical comedy about an over-militarist obsessed with Nuclear war.

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Oh, Bomb! Directed by Kihachi Okamoto

Critics reviews

Okamoto's brilliant direction and editing turns every cut and movement into a musical beat, with Masaru Sato's score encompassing Western songs, Noh recitations, Buddhist chanting, and kabuki shouts... Similar in absurdist tone to Okamoto's Age of Assassins (67), it's the kind of film which is still ahead of its time.
April 05, 2016
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