By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From July 15th through July 27th the Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil Rio de Janeiro (CCBB) will screen the films of Japanese director and screenwriter Nagisa Oshima. Presented by Banco do Brasil with support from the Japan Foundation, the retrospective will include twelve features by the unconventional director.
The films will include his debut full-length feature, "A Town of Love and Hope"; "Realm of the Senses," a controversial film that gained Oshima international notoriety; and "Empire of Passion," a film that earned him a Best Director award during the . . .