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"Art will not disappear into nothingness; it will disappear into everything."
Julio García Espinosa;
For An Imperfect Cinema
"We should meet in another life, we should meet in air,
Me and you"
Sylvia Plath (via
"To our way of thinking, film is something with which you strike at society, it is something that has a tense relationship with society, in the sense that the subjective world of the filmmaker is pitted against society. However, society gets caught up in a way of thinking in which people want to recreate film as a total reality and completely natural. There is an artistic conservatism and a political conservatism. We fight against this… because for us shooting a film is fighting."
Oshima quoted in a combined interview with Yoshida in
Best of Kinema Junpo
vol.I, 1950-66, 1994 (via