• The cult 60s film that captured Tokyo's queer underground

    9 days ago - By Dazed Digital

    How to describe Funeral Parade of Roses , Toshio Matsumoto's surreal debut of 1969? Is it an irreverent blast of new-wave cool to rank alongside A Bout de Souffle and Daisies? A Freudian descent into the Tokyo demi-monde whose coolly detached eye helped inspire Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange? In truth, Matsumoto's film is all of the above - but more than that, it's a shockingly candid glimpse into Japan's nascent transgender scene that made a star of...
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