The Prisoner

Nippon Digital   ½ 

During a suicide attack on an airport, "M"'s handgrenade malfunctions and he is captured. In prison he slowly loses his grip on reality... Legendary political filmmaker Masao ADACHI's return to filmmaking after 35 years.

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About Masao ADACHI

Masao ADACHI, born in 1939, was a member of the Nihon University Film Study Club and one of the most influential experimental filmmakers of the 1960s. He later collaborated with Nagisa OSHIMA and Pink director Koji WAKAMATSU. He joined the Japanese Red Army and went to the Middle East in 1974. In 2000 he returned to Japan and shot PRISONER / TERRORIST.

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