Shot in documentary style, director Shohei Imamura's compelling mystery/character study follows the search by a woman for her businessman fiancé who disappeared without a trace two years earlier, one of thousands of similar missing persons cases that plague Japan each year. Also included are the Imamura films "In Search of the Unreturned Soldiers in Malaysia" (1971) and "In Search of the Unreturned Soldiers in Thailand" (1971), explorations of WWII veterans who opted not to go back to Japan after the war; "The Pirates of Bubuan" (1972), a look at modern-day pirate bands operating in the Philippines; "Outlaw-Matsui Returns Home" (1973), which shows an unreturned soldier's reunion with his family; and "Karayuki-san, The Making of a Prostitute" (1975), the harrowing true story of a woman sold into sexual servitude for the post-WWII Japanese military in Southeast Asia. 6 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: English. In Japanese with English subtitles.