Shiiku (1961) AKA The Catch

Towards the end of the Second World War, a downed U.S. pilot is captured and imprisoned by rural Japanese villagers, who await official instructions as to how to proceed with their “catch.”

Director: Nagisa Ôshima.
Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Hugh Hard, Jun Hamamura, Toshirô Ishidô, Yoshi Katô, Teruko Kishi, Akiko Koyama, Yôko Mihara, Masako Nakamura, Eiko Oshima, Sadako Sawamura, Kyû Sazanka, Rokkô Toura, Ton Shimada, Yoshi Katô. AKA The Catch


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  1. michael
    March 16, 2018

    have not seen any of Ôshima early films. looking forward to watch this one with a bottle of wine. Thank you

  2. Jake
    July 23, 2018

    Reminds me of Kurahara’s Black Sun

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