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These filmmakers, who come from all around the world, have all made a film within the last decade. It’s not an exhaustive list, nor a definitive list — surely some important names were left out, to make room for the lesser-known. Nonetheless, they all are worth watching.
Oshima’s sexually explicit film was banned and/or censored in many countries upon its release. Although it’s a narrative art film geared towards normal audiences, it features unsimulated sex, including blow jays and the insertion of various objects into certain orifices, among other things.
For a while, they are able to function without their mother, but slowly over time their conditon deterioates. The film is fascinating for the way it patiently documents this slow decline. The children seem to accept the absence of their mother as if it’s nothing out of the ordinary, but eventually as they run out of money their condition worsens and tragedy creeps up.