<i>Seishun No Satsujinsha (The Youth Killer)</i>. 1976. Japan. Directed by Kazuhiko Hasegawa
  • The Youth Killer

    1976. Japan. Kazuhiko Hasegawa. 116 min.

Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • The Youth Killer

    1976. Japan. Directed by Kazuhiko Hasegawa. Screenplay by Tsutomu Tamura, based on the novel by Kenji Nakagami. With Yutaka Mizutani, Ryohei Uchida, Etsuko Ichihara. Based on a true crime adapted into a short novel by Kenji Nakagami, this debut film by Hasegawa is an operatic tragedy about the psychic breakdown of a young man and the disintegration of his family. Hasegawa’s mesmerizingly intense depictions of violence chart the criminal act and its consequences. Print lent by The Japan Foundation; courtesy Toho Distribution. In Japanese; English subtitles. 116 min.

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