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Japón

Carlos Reygadas / MX, 2002 / 130 min.

A remarkable portrait of a man in his forties who leaves Mexico City to travel to the countryside, where he plans to end his life. He finds shelter with an aged, deeply religious woman (Magdalena Flores), who sacrifices herself sexually to keep him from killing himself.

poster Japón (Carlos Reygadas, MX/DE 2002)

A man returns to the mountainous region of his youth intending to kill himself. There he meets a pious elderly woman (Magdalena Flores), an encounter which returns him to life (and lust).

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Persons under 6 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains scenes of violenceScenes from this movie may cause fearThis movie contains foul language

Director

Carlos Reygadas

Production year

2002

Country

MX

Original title

Japón

Length

130 min.

Language

Spanish

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

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Vive le cinéma! Art & Film

To mark the 75th anniversary of the Filmmuseum and the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Eye and the IFFR have selected five film directors from five continents as a way of celebrating the unlimited power and diversity of world cinema, which is so vital for the programming.

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