The Sion Sono
Available on Prime Video
Directed by Arata Ôshima, son of rebel filmmaker Nagisa Ôshima, who had praised Sono's early work before his passing, this documentary gives insight into the man, the poet, the painter, the scriptwriter, the husband and the boy who will eventually grow up to be the Sion Sono. Lineage, history and the past meeting the present are themes in this film in which Ôshima connects the dots in Sono's creative life by taking the camera to the site of his upbringing and following the production of his most recent film The Whispering Star.
Starring Sion Sono, Shôta Sometani, Fumi Nikaidô
Director Arata Ôshima