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Extreme Private Eros: Love Song 1974

Kazuo Hara, Japan, 1974, 98'

Kazuo Hara and Miyuki Takada have been married three years when Takada leaves her husband. She’s a radical feminist and wants to liberate herself from traditional gender roles. As a form of therapy, filmmaker Kazuo Hara follows her with his camera. Hara shows us Takada’s relationship with a woman, her affair with a black American soldier, her immersion in the nightclub life of Okinawa, and how she ultimately finds salvation in a women’s commune. His film is an emblematic document of the 1970s, one in which all taboos are broken—even the birth of Takada’s baby is in full view.

Director Kazuo Hara
Producer Sachiko Kobayashi
Camera Kazuo Hara
Editing Jun Nabeshima

Festivals Berlinale 1975

10.05 / 22.00 / Yugoslav Film Archive