Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 99 minutes | 1967
An infernal duel between two hit men bent on annihilating each other. Delirious destruction and an ecstatically twisted storyline for an inimi- table high art/low art mashup.This time, the bent humour of Suzuki’s off-the-wall cinema was too much: the studio brass forced him to work in black and white. No matter, since he just pushed the yakuza film into a whole new realm. Audacious and hysterical, Branded to Kill is the filmmaker at his most extreme. A masterwork of Japanese cinema backed by the sublime Joe Shishido.
Jodorowsky’s legendary “acid Western” caused a sensation as a 1970s midnight movie. An outlaw in black travels with his son through the desert, where...
MEXICO | 99 minutes | 1970
This unsung documentary about women’s bodybuilding features abundant sweat, ripped bodies and 80s nail polish. In 1977, the unlikely docudrama Pumping...
UNITED STATES | 99 minutes | 1985
Manchuria as the wild frontier in a Korean western: brutal, asto- nishing, ironic, epic. A singular adventure. A treasure map, bandits, a train, a bounty...
SOUTH KOREA | 99 minutes | 2008
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