Film past event

The Prisoner (Yuheisha – Terorisuto)

July 14, 2007
The Prisoner (Yuheisha – Terorisuto)

Tuesday, July 10 at 8:30 pm
Saturday, July 14 at 6 pm

Legendary director Masao Adachi’s comeback after 35 years!

U.S. Premiere. 2006, 113 min., digital video, color. Directed by Masao Adachi. With Tomorowo Taguchi, Joji Kajiwara, Panta, Hiroshi Yamamoto.

A man is locked up after a botched suicide attack, enduring endless torture and slow mental decay in prison.  Avant-garde director and screenplay writer through the 60s, Adachi moved to Lebanon after joining the Japanese Red Army in the 70s.  This story is based on Adachi’s own experiences, as well as inspired by true events. Music written and produced by leading composers/ musicians Yoshihide Otomo and Jim O’Rourke.

Tickets: $10/ $7 members & seniors/ $4.50 students*. Purchase tickets online below or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon-Fri, 10 am – 4:45 pm.

Tuesday, July 10 at 8:30 pm:

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Saturday, July 14 at 6 pm:

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* The Special Student Discount, reduced from $10 to $4.50, is made possible by the generous support of The Globus Family (Ticket discount is available for the first 700 tickets).

See overview of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film.

View trailer on official website (in Japanese).

  • July 14, 2007
  • 6:00 pm