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This Transient Life (Mujô ) (1970)

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8 years ago at Aug 20 16:26
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A dark, rich and strange exploration of incest and sexual desire, with magnificent b+w cinematography, striking camerawork, framing and extraordinary feeling for textures, space and architecture. The social, philosophical and religious implications were interesting but the discussion of the male protagonist's self-indulgent credo detracted a bit from the intriguing sensual mystery. Still, a remark... read more
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Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.
Release date: 8 August 1970
Tags: Japan (3), 1970s (2), Drama (1), B&w (1), Kyoto (1), East Asia (1), 143 Min. (1)
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" 1.1. Akio Jissôjin buddhalaistrilogian ensimmäisessä osassa käsitellään kunniatottumuksia insestin kautta. Päähenkilönä nähtävä nuori taiteilijanalku löytää kipinää siskonsa kanssa, mutta itsensä seksuaalinen toteuttaminen ei ole helppoa, kun takaraivossa kolkuttaa opittu käyttäytymismalli siitä, että homma on väärin. Raiskausjutut vievät vähän tehoa tältä, mutta suurimmaksi osaksi elokuva pystyy viestimään sanomaa siitä, miten monet jättävät tietyn osan its"


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“A dark, rich and strange exploration of incest and sexual desire, with magnificent b+w cinematography, striking camerawork, framing and extraordinary ”

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