Goodbye CP (1972)
August 18, 2023 9:46 AM - Subscribe

Documentarian Kazuo Hara follows the lives and activities of Yokota Hiroshi and Yokozuka Koichi, members of an activist group made up of people with cerebral palsy.

Average rating of 3.8 on Letterboxd.

Currently streaming in the US on Criterion. JustWatch.

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posted by DirtyOldTown (1 comment total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
This one is especially revelatory in that it's from an era where prejudice against/contempt for people with disabilities seems to have been depressingly standard in Japan.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:01 AM on August 18, 2023

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