Adventures Through Asian Cinema – The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On (1987)

Centred around a 62-year-old WWII veteran Kenzo Okuzaki, this documentary follows him as he searches for answers about the unexplained deaths of two of his fellow soldiers. This is a radical and politically charged work with confrontational and tense execution, a must-see for fans of boundary-pushing documentaries. Join Ben and Jack as they discuss The Naked Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On, which develops into a wider conversation about documentary filmmaking and post-war fallout.

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