Funeral Parade of Roses

Toshio Matsumoto

IndieLisboa 2018 •

Fiction, 1969, 105′

Late director Matsumoto’s shattering masterpiece is one of the most subversive and intoxicating films of the late 1960s: a headlong dive into a dazzling, unseen Tokyo night-world of drag queen bars and fabulous divas, fueled by booze, drugs and black mascara.