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Bari-Zogon

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Time Out says

The title means 'Abusive Language' - a recurrent element in Watanabe's guerilla approach to indie production, which is generally rooted in his real-life investigations of personal problems and miscarriages of justice and distinguished by his un-Japanese refusal to go along with group-think. Here he reopens a case classed as 'accidental death' - a 26-year-old guy who froze to death in a cesspit - and dramatises what he believes really happened: the boy was silenced for voicing fears about the safety of nuclear power plants and refusing to go along with a related cover-up in the local mayor's election campaign. Watanabe predictably fails to get straight answers from the people involved in the case, but he puts up a persuasive argument.
Written by TR

Release Details

  • Duration:114 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Fumiki Watanabe
  • Cast:
    • Fumiki Watanabe
    • Ryu Sasaki
    • Gaetano Tanaka
    • Makoto Akiyama
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