A Man Vanishes (人間蒸発, Ningen Jōhatsu) is a Japanese film by director Shohei Imamura. Outline. Superficially, it is a documentary about an. Plastics salesman Oshima disappeared without a word to anyone, and has been missing for two years. Shohei Imamura and his crew follow Oshima's fiancé. A Man Vanishes suffered from unrectifiable technical issues in post-production, that kept lengthy portions of the audio out of synch with the image, and that have .
“A Man Vanishes” starts as a documentary about a missing person (on poster) but as it goes on actors pose as investigators, blurring fiction and. The earthiest of Japanese New Wave directors, Shohei Imamura goes fascinatingly meta in A Man Vanishes. While Shohei Imamura may not be a forgotten figure in the history of Japanese cinema, his docudrama A Man Vanishes (67) only received its U.S. theatrical.
Product Description. One of the most important and complex works by two-time Palme d'Or winning director Shohei Imamura, A MAN VANISHES begins as an. One of the most important and complex works by two-time Palme d'Or winning director Shohei Imamura, A MAN VANISHES begins as an investigation into one .