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Oscar-nominated documentary from Zachary Heinzerling Oscar-nominated documentary from Zachary Heinzerling
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Academy Award-nominated documentary about avant-garde Japanese painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife Noriko. When the couple first met in New York while Ushio was struggling to establish himself in the American market, Noriko abandoned her own work and education to become wife and assistant to the fascinating and controversial artist. Now, after 40 years of marriage, the couple still live in New York but it is Noriko who is finally finding success and recognition with her comics depicting the tumultuous relationship the pair have come through. Film-maker Zachary Heinzerling follows the couple in their day-to-day lives and gains an insight into the complexities of their relationship and how their roles within it have changed over the years. The film received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary. Academy Award-nominated documentary about avant-garde Japanese painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife Noriko. When the couple first met in New York while Ushio was struggling to establish himself in the American market, Noriko abandoned her own work and education to become wife and assistant to the fascinating and controversial artist. Now, after 40 years of marriage, the couple still live in New York but it is Noriko who is finally finding success and recognition with her comics depicting the tumultuous relationship the pair have come through. Film-maker Zachary Heinzerling follows the couple in their day-to-day lives and gains an insight into the complexities of their relationship and how their roles within it have changed over the years. The film received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary.

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Theatrical trailer Deleted Scenes "Shinohara: The Last Artist" by Rod McCall Action is Art: A Study of Ushio Shinohara's Boxing Painting

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SKU 5050968010011
Catalogue Number DOG297
Product contents 1-disc
Year 2013
Director Zachary Heinzerling
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Dogwoof
Countries Japan/ USA
Aspect ratio 16:9
Colour Colour
Sound 2.0 stereo & 5.1
Subtitles English
Language(s) Japanese/ English
Running time 82min & 38min of extras
DVD region 2
Certificate Exempt

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