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Films By Kôji Wakamatsu

11:25 THE DAY MISHIMA CHOSE HIS OWN FATE (Koji Wakamatsu, 2012)
A radical biopic on the life and death of a Japanese icon from veteran provocateur Koji Wakamatsu. ... On 25 November 1970 one of Japan's most celebrated writers, Yukio Mishima, committed ritual suic… Read more

CATERPILLAR (Kôji Wakamatsu, 2010)
“This masterpiece has the blunt force of a tank rolling over naked flesh.” - Hollywood Reporter ... When Lieutenant Kyuzo Kurokawa returns home from WWII a hero - minus his four limbs - he is pra… Read more

ECSTACY OF THE ANGELS (Kôji Wakamatsu, 1969)
On its release, a mass media campaign was waged against the release of Ecstasy of the Angels accusing the film of inflaming ‘random terrorism'. ... Known as the ‘Pink Godfather'- referring to his… Read more

Filmmaker Wakamatsu's contact and training with the Red Army found him investigated by Japanese authorities and considered an undesirable alien in the US. ... Somewhere in the Lebanese mountains duri… Read more

UNITED RED ARMY (Kôji Wakamatsu, 2008)
“From breathless history lesson to grueling chamber piece to tense action thriller.” - New York Times ... One of Japan's most controversial filmmakers, Koji Wakamatsu (Ecstasy of the Angels and R… Read more

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