Koshikei (Death by Hanging)
Koshikei (Death by Hanging) (1968)

This sad tale, based on a true story of a Japanese-born Korean student who raped and killed two girls in 1958 and was then hanged in 1963 when he reached maturity, is turned by director Nagisa Oshima into a black farce reminiscent of the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: February 2, 1968
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Eric Broome
This is a fascinating, expertly directed film. And apparently, the story's initial premise (a young Korean man condemned for murdering two Japanese school… More