Phase9 Movies 2000-12

Back to Phase9.tv Main Site

Latest movie trailers, behind the scenes video features and more






ARAKIMENTARI


Year: 2004
USA: Troopers Films
UK: Tartan Films
Cast: Araki, Nobuyoshi Arak, Björk, Richard Kern, Takeshi Kitano
Director: Travis Klose
Country: USA
USA & UK: 85 mins
UK Certificate: N/C
USA Release Date: 21 January 2005 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 5 August 2005 (Limited Release - London, ICA)


Synopsis

An explicit and candid portrait of the notorious Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, renowned for his artful shots of women in various S&M/bondage scenarios. Director Travis Klose explores every aspect of Araki's world, tagging along with the energetic, wild-haired artist to find out what motivates his prodigious output.

Lively discussions about censorship, Japanese art and society and inevitably Araki's attitude toward women make this a consistently provocative and challenging film, with its emotional heart located in Araki's relationship with his late wife.

Most of all though, Araki turns out to be a fun and inspiring person to be around. Bjork, Takeshi Kitano and Richad Kern, as well as some of Araki's models, offer their own personal insights into his life and work.










Copyright © 2018 Phase9 Entertainment - All Rights Reserved

Website Design by Phase9 Internet