Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Films in Daejeon:Girl Student Guerrillas & Spouting Prayer A Fifteen-Year-Old Prostitute [Japan]

Girl Student Guerrillas & Spouting Prayer A Fifteen-Year-Old Prostitute are two films directed by Masao Adachi (Adachi Masao, born May 13, 1939 in Fukuoka Prefecture). A Japanese screenwriter and director in the 1960s and 1970s Adachi is best known for his writing collaborations with directors Koji Wakamatsu and Nagisa Oshima, he also directed a number of his own films, usually dealing with left-wing political themes. He stopped making films in the early 1970s and joined the Japanese Red Army, a armed militant organization. After residing in Lebanon for 28 years, he was arrested for passport violations. He was found guilty of passport violations in September 2001 and received a four-year sentence, suspended to 18 months. After his release he was deported to Japan via Jordan, where he was re-arrested on other passport violations. After being held for a year and a half he was convicted and released based on the time he had already served. Since his release, he has resumed making films after a 30 year absence.

Girl Student Guerrillas

Spouting Prayer A Fifteen-Year-Old Prostitute>


Cinema: Daejeon Art Cinema

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