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Incest in Japanese New Wave Cinema

by Mono No Aware
Incest in Japanese New Wave Cinema by Mono No Aware

I’m playing fast and loose with my definition of incest, by including in-laws and stepfathers, but this is a surprisingly recurrent theme in Japanese New Wave films. I’m sure there are some more examples (more than likely directed by Imamura) but I’m drawing a blank at the moment.