Kôhei Yoshidome

  • Kôhei Yoshidome – Shin ningen shikkaku AKA New – No Longer Human (1978)

    Based on the novel by Osamu Dazai and distributed by ATG. The story of a young man who is caught between the breakup of the traditions of a northern Japanese aristocratic family and the impact of Western ideas. In consequence, he feels himself “disqualified from being human” (a literal translation of the Japanese title) and goes down the stairs to self-destruction step by step.Read More »

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