A Man Vanishes
|A Man Vanishes|
|Directed by||Shohei Imamura|
|Produced by||Shohei Imamura|
|Written by||Keiji Hasebe
|Music by||Toshiro Mayuzumi|
|Edited by||Matsuo Tanji|
|Distributed by||Art Theatre Guild (Japan) (theatrical), Nikkatsu Corporation (Japan) (theatrical), Toho International Company Inc. (USA), Icarus Films (USA)|
|Release date(s)||July 8, 1967|
|Running time||130 min.|
Superficially, it is a documentary about an ordinary man who—like many Japanese every year—disappears without trace, leaving his job and fiancee behind. Imamura though, takes the narrative in unexpected directions, causing the viewer to question what is reality and what might be fiction.
- "A Man Vanishes (Masters of Cinema)", DVD Video Review, The Digital Fix, 17 January 2012
- Ningen Johatsu at the Internet Movie Database
- "人間蒸発 (Ningen Johatsu)" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-07-17.
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