Nagisa Oshima's films of the 1960s made him a darling of left-wing cinephiles, who responded to their radicalism and embraced it as revolutionary optimism. Thirty years on, however, the films seem much more pessimistic, skeptical, and unlikable—and arguably all the greater as a consequence.
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Research Article| December 01 2010
Film Quarterly (2010) 64 (2): 19–23.
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Geoffrey Nowell-Smith; Oshima Revisited. Film Quarterly 1 December 2010; 64 (2): 19–23. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.2.19
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