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Pigs, pimps and pornographers: the films of Shohei Imamura

Document author(s):
James Quandt
Document source:
Cinematheque Ontario/a division of Toronto International Film Festival Group
Document language:
English
Document type:
program note
Number of pages:
6
Source pagination:
34-39
Document name subject:
Shohei Imamura
Document contains:
production co
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Film country(ies):
Japan
Film language(s):
English and Japanese
Film production company:
Art Theatre Guild of Japan Co. Ltd., Hayashibara Group, Imamura Productions, Nihon Eiga Shinsha, Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha, Shibata Organisation Incorporated, Shochiku Kabushiki Kaisha, Toei Company Ltd., Toho Kabushiki Kaisha, and Tohokushinsha Film Corporation
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Biographical, Biographical (Nonfiction), Comedy, Dark comedy, Documentary, Drama, Feature, Historical, Reality-based, Remakes, Romance, Social problem, and Thriller
Film subject(s):
  • Adultery -- Japan -- Drama
  • Americans -- Japan -- Attitudes -- Drama
  • Anthropology -- Japan -- Drama
  • Anthropology -- Ryuku Islands -- Drama
  • Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Physiological effect -- Drama
  • Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Drama
  • Avarice -- Drama
  • Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Japan
  • Bartenders -- Japan
  • Black market -- Japan -- Drama
  • Businessmen -- Japan -- Drama
  • Children -- Japan -- Drama
  • Coal mines and mining -- Japan -- Drama
  • Culture conflict -- Japan -- Drama
  • Culture conflict -- Ryuku Islands -- Drama
  • Documentary films -- Japan
  • Erotic films -- Production and direction -- Japan -- Drama
  • Family life -- Japan -- Drama
  • Fukasawa, Shichiro, 1914- -- Film and video adaptations
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Drama
  • Husband and wife -- Japan -- Drama
  • Ibuse, Masuji, 1898- Kuroi ame -- Film and video adaptations
  • Imperialism -- Japan -- Drama
  • Incest -- Japan -- Drama
  • Interpersonal relations -- Japan -- Drama
  • Japan -- Civilization -- 1868-1912 -- Drama
  • Japan -- Civilization -- Drama
  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
  • Japan -- History -- 1945-
  • Japan -- History -- 1945- -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952 -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Restoration, 1853-1870 -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Tokugawa Period, 1600-1868 -- Drama
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Japan -- Social conditions -- 1945-
  • Japan -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Japan -- Drama
  • Missing persons -- Japan
  • Missing persons -- Japan -- Drama
  • Mothers and sons -- Japan -- Drama
  • Motion picture producers and directors -- Japan
  • Motion picture producers and directors -- Japan -- Drama
  • Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Japan -- Drama
  • Muraoka, Iheiji, 1867-1943? -- Drama
  • Murderers -- Japan -- Drama
  • Navy-yards and naval stations, American -- Japan -- Yokosuka-Shi -- Drama
  • Nosaka, Akiyuki, 1930- . Erogotoshi tachi -- Film and video adaptations
  • Nuclear warfare -- Social aspects -- Drama
  • Old age -- Japan -- Drama
  • Orphans -- Japan -- Drama
  • Poor -- Japan -- Drama
  • Pornographers -- Japan -- Drama
  • Pornography -- Japan -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Asia, Southeastern -- Biography
  • Prostitutes, Japanese -- Asia, Southeastern
  • Prostitution -- Asia, Southeastern -- Drama
  • Psychopaths -- Japan -- Drama
  • Radiation injuries -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Drama
  • Rape victims -- Japan -- Drama
  • Reminiscing -- Japan -- Drama
  • Repatriation -- Japan
  • Return migration -- Japan -- Drama
  • Ryuku Islands -- Civilization -- Drama
  • Saki, Ryuzo -- Film and video adaptations
  • Serial murderers -- Japan -- Drama
  • Single women -- Japan -- Drama
  • Social conflict -- Japan -- Drama
  • Technology and civilization -- Japan -- Drama
  • Technology and civilization -- Ryuku Islands -- Drama
  • Treasure-trove -- Japan -- Drama
  • Tropics -- Drama
  • Villages -- Japan -- Drama
  • Women -- Asia, Southeastern -- Economic conditions
  • Women -- Japan -- Attitudes -- Drama
  • Women -- Japan -- History -- 1939- -- Drama
  • Women -- Japan -- History -- 1945-
  • Women -- Japan -- Sexual behavior -- Drama
  • Yakuza -- Japan -- Drama
  • Yasumoto, Sueko -- Film and video adaptations
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