A Man Vanishes
Directed by Shohei Imamura. The most acclaimed rediscovery of 2012! This Japanese documentary about the mysterious disappearance of a salesman turns meta when the missing man’s fiancée falls in love with one of the filmmakers. A series of startling revelations casts further doubt on the veracity of vérité. “Five stars (highest rating)...A primo example that cinema actually traffics in truthiness 24 frames per second.” –Time Out New York. Cleveland revival premiere.
Japan, 1967, b&w, subtitles, video, 130 min.
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7; or one CMA Film Series voucher. Vouchers, in books of ten, can be purchased at the Ticket Center for $70 (CMA members $60).