Wild Japan ’09

During the 1960s and 1970s, Japanese filmmakers produced a series of films of unprecedented sexual candour. The unbridled energy and passion of these films is matched only by their outrageous visual beauty. This selection from the BFI touring programme celebrates the aesthetic achievements of these erotic masterpieces, rarely seen in cinemas outside Japan, until now…

Read the Electric Sheep magazine review of the WILD JAPAN season here.

Previously in this season

Crazed Fruit

Two brothers compete for the love of the same girl against a backdrop of summer sun and hedonistic decadence in 1950s Japan. A joyous blast…

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Watcher in the Attic

A voyeuristic landlord observes perverse encounters taking place in his 1920s Tokyo boarding house. A beautifully photographed, hauntingly evocative and beguiling work.

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