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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Shura

Fortnight 1972, Feature film, 134'

Synopsis

Un homme va tout tenter pour sauver l’honneur de son ancien seigneur.

Director

Toshio Matsumoto

A 1955 graduate of Tokyo University, Toshio Matsumoto is a pioneer of avant-garde experimental movies, multimedia, and video in his homeland and abroad. His first experimental short was _Song of the Stones (1963)_. His most famous work is 1969’s wildly experimental _Funeral Parade of Roses_, notorious in japan for its homosexual imagery. He has published several photo and art books, and is currently a professor and dean of the Faculty of Arts at the Kyoto University of Art and Design. Matsumoto is also President of the Japan Society of Image Arts and Sciences.

Juro Kara
Katsuo Nakamura
Masao Imafuku
Yasuko Sanjo

Scénario
Toshio Matsumoto

Prod : Matsumoto Productions
14-3-15-413 Jingumae
Shibuya-ku
Tokyo

Title in Original Version : Pandemonium