Thursday, 10 May 2018
Man in a Zen Ambulance
Crime and dark comedy in the Atomic Age
Everyone is getting out of town. Teddy Boy yakuza fight it out with the Shoho girl gang while a Rita Hayworth film plays at the deserted cinema. The local temple being pulled down. A mean old lady wanders the streets with a mysterious shopping bag as a young barber gets his kicks out of a hand-held King Tut Multi-Speed. Out in the scrublands a nun tries to free a wartime bomber sticking out the side of a gigantic Buddhist statue. And don’t even mention those goddamn chimps doin’ that Elvis thing of theirs...