Love Exposure is a four-hour Japanese film about upskirt photography. There’s obviously much more to it than that but, if you want to get people curious about the film, that sentence works. Originally released in 2009, writer/director Sion Sono‘s film was originally close to six hours but eventually he had to trim down to release his epic version of a simple story: troubled boy falls for the wrong girl.

Though it was very successful on the festival circuit, Love Exposure didn’t see a U.S. release until late 2011 and even then, it was quite small. Still, the film was almost universally praised as a masterpiece and will finally enjoy a worthy Blu-ray release August 6. Read more after the jump. Read More »