Death by hanging

Death by hanging

DVD - 2016 | Japanese
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A Korean man is sentenced to death in Japan but survives his execution, sending the authorities into a panic about what to do next. At once disturbing and oddly amusing, Oshima's constantly surprising film is a subversive and surreal indictment of both capital punishment and the treatment of Korean immigrants in his country.

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slarsen
Jul 08, 2018

I'm sorry - is this supposed to be a comedy? I laughed through the whole thing. Really funny, loved it.

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jnewday
May 11, 2018

This film poses the question, ‘What happens when a condemned man survives his execution?' The authorities enter into turmoil and conflict over the moral and philosophical implications.

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