Tag: Masahiro Shinoda

Pale Flower Movie Essay - 1964 Masahiro Shinoda Film

The Last Yakuza in Tokyo: Masahiro Shinoda’s ‘Pale Flower’

“‘Pale Flower’ finds its own rhythm and mood, superimposing frictionless cool on tireless ennui, punctuating everyday boredom with an enigmatic tremble.”

‘The Profound Desires of the Gods’ Is a Great Example of Film Excess

“Throughout much of his 60s work, Imamura often examined the balance between ordinary and unordinary people, and in The Profound Desire of the Gods, he finds an exceptional way of highlighting the extremity of this concept.”