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VENGEANCE IS MINE

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Thursday, July 16

(1979, Shôhei Imamura) January 1964, and serial killer Ken Ogata is apprehended after a 78-day chase through a hermetically-sealed island country. Based on an actual case, this was Imamura’s multi-awarded return to features after a 9-year hiatus, keyed by Ogata’s charming/icy cold killer, legendary bad guy Rentarô Mikuni as his too-Catholic father, and Mayumi Ogawa, searing and heartbreaking as his last love. Approx. 140 min. 35mm.