The Inferno of First Love
Using psychograms of a shy young man traumatized by the sexual abuse of his stepfather and a young nude photo model, Hani employs a heterogeneity of styles that punctuate the complex psycho-sexual exploration of the characters.
1968, 107 min., 16mm, b&w. Directed by Susumu Hani. With Akio Takahashi, Kuniko Ishii and Koji Mitsui. Print courtesy of The Japan Foundation with permission from Hani Productions.
Part of the Globus Film Series:
Independent Films from the Art Theatre Guild of Japan
$11/$7 Japan Society members, students & seniors
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