Red Angel

Director: Yasuzo Masumura

Set against the Sino-Japanese war of 1939, a young angelic military nurse is raped by her patients and sent to the front line for daring to register a complaint. Posted to a rag-tag demoralised unit, she falls in love with an impotent morphine-addicted surgeon. Together the pair seek solace in each other, as all around, disease, brutality and carnage threaten to sweep their humanity away...

Japan.   1966.    B&W.    95 mins

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"A masterpiece ...an unforgettable journey." The Guardian

 

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