Documentary about the director Shohei Imamura. This intimate portrayal arrives to calm us. In good health and enjoying life, Imamura gets drunk methodically in a bar worthy of "An Autumn Afternoon". Then, in the hands of the professional of an hairdresser, he tells his short experience as a director of pornographic films. We salivate with extracts of unknown and invisible films. We find out he his preparing a new film. It sums up the global project of Imamura perfectly: write the counter-history of Japan, from the point of view of the whores and bandits.
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Included as an extra feature on the 2009 Criterion DVD box set "Pigs, Pimps & Prostitutes". See more