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The Sion Sono (2016)

Jônetsu tairiku Presents Sono Shion to iu ikimono (original title)
Directed by Arata Oshima, son of rebel filmmaker Nagisa Oshima, who had praised Sono's early work before his passing, this documentary gives insight into the man, the poet, the painter, the... See full summary »

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Arata Ôshima
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ellie Ellie ... Herself
Megumi Kagurazaka ... Herself
Fumi Nikaidô ... Herself
Shôta Sometani ... Himself
Sion Sono ... Himself
Naoto Tanobe Naoto Tanobe ... Himself
Takuji Yasuoka Takuji Yasuoka ... Himself
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Directed by Arata Oshima, son of rebel filmmaker Nagisa Oshima, who had praised Sono's early work before his passing, this documentary gives insight into the man, the poet, the painter, the scriptwriter, the husband and the boy who will eventually grow up to be the Sion Sono. Lineage, history and the past meeting the present are themes in this film in which Oshima connects the dots in Sono's creative life by taking the camera to the site of his upbringing and following the production of his most recent film The Whispering Star.

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 May 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Netzgen, Nikkatsu See more »
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Color
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