Scene from the film Japanese Summers of a Filipino Fundoshi
Scene from the film Japanese Summers of a Filipino Fundoshi

Japanese Summers of a Filipino Fundoshi

  • Philippines
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Kidlat Tahimik, a director and performer, sought to recreate relations between the body and filmed image seen through “Asian eyes.” This groundbreaking project took the form of a documentary which Mr. Tahimik directed and in which he performed himself in order to show his own thinking about the different views of the body held by the “East” and the “West.”


  • Original Title
    Bahag Ko, Mahal Ko
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Kidlat Tahimik
  • Cinematography
    Kidlat Tahimik
  • Editing
    Kidlat Tahimik, Charley Fugunt
  • Music
    Shanto Verdun (Hiroshima Bell), Joon Claudio (Sumo Fundoshi), Grace Nono (Schwarzenegger Butt), Pinikpikan Band (Plaster Castings)
  • Sound
    Buddy Mendoza
  • Runtime
    41 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Philippines
  • Format
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