A Man Vanishes
|A Man Vanishes|
|Directed by||Shohei Imamura|
|Produced by||Shohei Imamura|
|Written by||Keiji Hasebe |
|Starring||Yoshie Hayakawa |
|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)|
|July 8, 1967|
A Man Vanishes (人間蒸発 Ningen Jōhatsu) is a 1967 Japanese film by director Shohei Imamura.
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 on IMDb
- "人間蒸発 (Ningen Johatsu)" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-07-17.
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