THE INCORRIGIBLE (aka THE BASTARD)

Seijun Suzuki, Japan, 1963, Arrow Films, Crime - Japan

From the director of TOKYO DRIFTER and BRANDED TO KILL!

“Simultaneously harking back to the youth comedies of Ozu and Naruse from the 1930s and foreshadowing Seijun Suzuki’s own FIGHTING ELEGY, THE INCORRIGIBLE is a rarely screened watershed film in the director’s career, and his first collaboration with his longtime set designer Kimura Takeo.

When an adolescent in 1920s Tokyo is expelled from his high school for fighting and womanizing, his mother sends him to boarding school in the countryside, hoping the change of scenery will mend his rebellious ways. But it isn’t long before he finds new fights to pick and begins eyeing the principal’s daughter…” (UChicago Arts)

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Details

  • 95 min.
  • Color
  • 2.35:1

Formats

  • DCP
  • Blu-ray

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