Funeral Parade of Roses - Blu-ray Edition
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- New 4K restoration from the original 35mm camera negative
- 8 newly remastered avant-garde short films by Toshio Matsumoto
- Audio commentary by Chris D.
- U.S. Theatrical Trailer
- Original 1969 Japanese Theatrical Trailer
- New essay by Hirofumi Sakamoto, Director of the Postwar Japan Moving Image Archive
" Few movies are as redolent of their times as 'Funeral Parade of Roses', a 1969 exemplar of Japanese countercultural ferment...retrieved from history's dustbin and digitally restored to its original black-and-white glory... " - New York Times
"Toshio Matsumoto's 1969 film Funeral Parade of Roses is a heady affair, especially when seen in our aesthetically and politically conservative times. It imparts the thrill of witnessing the hedonism and lawlessness both sexual and artistic of a bygone culture. You also feel an almost tragic surge of melancholia watching it: where and when, you wonder, will cinema ever get quite this wild again?" - Film Comment
"50 Years Later, This Transgressive Japanese Drama Is Still a Party and a Procession." - Indiewire
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