Death By Hanging (Original screenplay for the 1968 film). Author: Nagisa Oshima (director, screenwriter); Tsutomu Tamara, Mamoru Sasaki, Michinori Fukao (screenwriter); Kei Sato, Fumio Watanabe, Toshio Ishido, Masao Adachi (starring) Title: Death By Hanging (Original screenplay for the 1968 film) Publication: Unknown: Unknown, Circa 1968. Description: Draft script for the 1968 film. A pitch black comedy about a man sentenced to death who survives his hanging, leading to a two-hour debate among his executioners over how best to handle the situation.
Loosely based on a 1958 crime and execution, and a rare (for its time) discussion of the discrimination faced by ethnic Koreans in Japanese society. Title page present, rubber-stamped copy No.Approximately 130 leaves, with last page of text numbered h-8. Mimeograph duplication, rectos and versos. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, with perfect binding. Vogel, Film as a Subversive Art. Subject: 1980s Cinema, Asian Interest, Comedy, Film Scripts, Japanese Cinema, Mystery and Crime, New Wave.
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