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Osian’s Cinefan 2012 to pay tribute to Japanese ‘pink films’

By NewsDesk • Published on July 13, 2012

The 12th Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival which will be held in New Delhi from 27 July to 5 August 2012 will pay tribute to Japanese filmmakers Koji Wakamatsu and Masao Adachi known for ‘pink films’.

A set of seven films will be shown as a tribute to the illustrious careers of these two Japanese revolutionary filmmakers.

Koji Wakamatsu is a well known director of Japanese ‘pink films’ (soft pornographic theatrical films) such as Ecstasy of the Angels (1972) and Go, Go Second Time Virgin (1969). Pink films dominated Japanese cinema from the 60 to the 80s. His recent films have been Caterpillar (2010) and United Red Army (2007).

Masao Adachi is a director-screenwriter known for his collaborations with Koji Wakamatsu. He was nominated for the Asia Pacific Screen award for Caterpillar in 2010.

The lineup of Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival 2012 is available here.

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