Oshima at Cannes

The Cannes Congress (extract) Cahiers du cinéma no. 213; July 1969 The three great films at Cannes, the Italian Carmelo Bene's Capricci, and Nagisa Oshima's (Japan) Death by Hanging and Diary of a Shinjuku Thief, devote themselves to exploring new planets in cinema. The most daring of the three is the Bene: hardly any plot,...

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