Vengeance is MINE!

  • January 24 · 6:15 PM
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Admission is FREE but you MUST register by clicking HERE, or at the following link...

http://asiasociety.org/new-york/events/vengeance-mine


Vengeance Is Mine

Shohei Imamura. 1979. Japan. 128 min. Color. 35mm. With English subtitles. 
w. Ken Ogata, Rentaro Mikuni, Chocho Miyako

After about a decade making documentaries, Imamura returned to fiction with this film inspired by the true story of a gruesome 78-day killing spree and manhunt. In this career-defining film, Ken Ogata delivers an unforgettable performance as Iwao Enokizu, a con artist, thief, lady charmer, and murderer. The film begins with Iwao entering jail. A series of flashbacks take us back in time to revisit the murderer’s past and his horrendous crimes. Such a reverse chronological structure makes the film more of a character study than a suspenseful crime thriller. This intense portrait of a menacing mind is at once poignant and chilling. A Janus Films Release.

A portrait of a killer that is poignant, tragic and banal enough to deserve the comparison with Crime and Punishment.” — Roger Ebert

http://youtu.be/EmyyoKooskA


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  • mc r.

    Enjoyed the movie!

    January 25

  • Daniel K.

    I was there and Michael and Natalya also were.

    January 24

    • Rama P.

      Didn't see you guys I guess. I'm going to see Shimamura's next 2 movies though.

      January 25

  • Rama P.

    Great movie! Too bad I didn't see anybody from the meetup though.

    January 24

  • Matt W

    Can't make it, sorry

    January 24

  • Rama P.

    Got my Asian Society registration & ready to rock!

    January 18

  • Matt W

    Reserved a ticket

    January 7

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