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This touring festival of cult Japanese films from the Sixties and Seventies kicks off at the National Film Theatre in London on November 3, before making its way across the UK and Ireland. Comprising 12 ultra-scarce film prints, this is a rare opportunity to see the films on the big screen.
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Sixties Japanese avante garde take on the Oedipus legend.
Dark tale of a lone, deadly samurai.
A blind swordsman returns to the village of his victim to make things right.
An ex con is seduced by the allure of a thrill-seeking female gambler, while returning to his old gang to settle a score.
A celebration of sadomasochism and other painful pleasures in a naughty nunnery.
An undercover cop drifts into a gangster lifestyle.
A young student's life spirals into catastrophe after he meets a mysterious young man.
A wrongly convicted prisoner goes on the run in classic arthouse sequel.
Japanese surrealist hitman tale from the 1967.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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The 15th edition includes digital screenings.