Cinema on the Edge: Japanese Film in the 1970s
2nd September 2022 – 19th September 2022
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Japanese cinema in the 1970s offered young (and not so young), daring and dangerous filmmakers exciting opportunities to push the boundaries of cinematic language and challenge outdated notions of good taste. The result was some of the most delirious and in-your-face films ever put on celluloid. These are films where the Japanese new wave, underground and exploitation cinemas rubbed shoulders and cross-pollinated, ensuring that when audiences entered the cinema, they were never sure what they might get.