Shinabu Terajima, Shima Ohnsishi, Ken Yoshizawa, Keigo Kasuya, Emi Masuda, Sabu Kawahara / Fiction / Japanese
A provocative, disturbing account of the physical and psychic ravages of war, from a legendary cult director.
1940, and Shigeko’s husband returns from the second Sino-Japanese war a decorated hero. She’s not exactly thrilled, however: partly because his awful injuries make him entirely dependent upon her, and partly because he was a horrible spouse to begin with. As the town around her lionises Shigeko for her loyalty to a ‘war god’, her home becomes the site of a whole new battle...
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