Death by Hanging

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All of Oshima's films deal in a challenging and committed way with specifically Japanese questions and problems. Death by Hanging is an 'absurd' comedy about the situation of Korean immigrants in Japan, centering on a state execution that goes wrong, mounted as a sort of witty Brechtian argument.

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Duration: 117 mins

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Director: Nagisa Oshima
Screenwriter: Tsutomu Tamura, Mamoru Sasaki, Michinori Faukao, Nagisa Oshima
Cast: Yun-Do Yun
Kei Sato
Fumio Watanabe
Toshiro Ishido
Masao Adachi
Mutsuhiro Toura
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