Japanese writer and director Shohei Imamura was born eighty-six years ago, on in Tokyo, Japan.
|Pigs and Battleships (1961)|
|Intentions of Murder (1964)|
Many of the twenty-four films he directed depicted the sensuality and desire that lay beneath the veneer of Japanese society.
|The Pornographers (1966)|
|A Man Vanishes (1967)|
Besides the films illustrated here, other well-known titles Imamura directed include Vengeance is Mine (1979), Black Rain (1989), and The Eel (1997)
|Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001)|