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Arakimentari (2004)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 5 August 2005 (UK)
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Araki Araki ... Interviewee
Nobuyoshi Araki Nobuyoshi Araki ... Himself
Björk ... Interviewee
Richard Kern Richard Kern ... Himself
Takeshi Kitano ... Interviewee
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A look at the life and work of Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki and his impact on Japanese culture.


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USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

5 August 2005 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Troopers Films See more »
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Color
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Requiem
Written by Faruet
Performed by London Philharmonic Orchestra (as The London Philharmonic)
Courtesy of Sony Recordings
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Good look at an off beat character
26 August 2007 | by dbborroughsSee all my reviews

The life and work of Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki. Mostly known for his erotic or perhaps pornographic photos its clear from this film that there is more to the man than just dirty pictures. Coming a cross as a charming rogue its clear that Araki loves what he's doing, which is photographing everyone and everything at all times. There is a comment by one of his fellow photographers to the effect that Araki is more than his erotic pictures and that there is nothing that he doesn't know about photography. Seeing his images whizzing by in the film its clear the statement is true as we see the vast range of his work that stretches from the mundane to flowers to portraits to porn to whatever else you can think of. He's an amazing man that I'm certain will worm his way into the hearts of anyone who sees the film. If there is a flaw to the film its perhaps its rapid fire, hip and happening style, which may capture Araki's manic energy, but some how short changes some of the images (and ideas) since many are too good to let get lost


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