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The Rose on His Arm (1956)
"Taiyô to bara" (original title)

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Akira Ishihama ...
Masahiro Hase
Katsuo Nakamura ...
Kiyoshi Akiyama
Sadako Sawamura ...
Akiyama's mother
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Keiko Hase
Noriko Arita ...
Kaoru Akiyama
Hiroko Sugita ...
Yôko
Shinji Tanaka ...
Chôshichi Tsuji
Kuniko Miyake ...
Masahiro's mother
Ryûji Kita ...
Masahiro's father
Susumu Tatsuoka ...
Sakurai
Fujio Suga ...
Sushi shop master
Mutsuko Sakura ...
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Mitsuko Yoshikawa ...
Neighbour on the left, Madame
Akio Isono ...
Neighbour on the left, Mister
Tamotsu Tamura ...
Jirô Yamanaka
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Japanese juvenile delinquents
15 December 2013 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

In America during the 1950's there was a lot of concern over "juvenile delinquency"--a perceived rise in crime committed by teenagers. The most famous manifestation of this concern was the near death of the comics industry, but there was also a number of Hollywood movies devoted to the subject--most notably Blackboard Jungle. But apparently the problem wasn't unique to America; Japan also had a number of movies on the subject. While The Rose On His Arm isn't the best of them (I'd say Crazed Fruit is the best of them that I've seen) it is still pretty interesting.

It starts out with a great opening credits sequence. A very cool and quirky jazz song is playing and in between the credits, there are flashes of modernistic art. It creates an exciting mood and it led me to believe that this was going to be a very stylistic movie. Unfortunately, once the movie itself starts it becomes a fairly standard teen melodrama. The protagonist is a neer do well teenaged punk, loafing around all day and night, committing petty crimes, getting into fights and harassing people. Meanwhile his widowed mother is working two jobs to support him and his two little sisters. Her efforts to straighten him out hit a roadblock when he meets someone who is even more depraved than he is. It's a fairly standard story, enhanced by good performances and social commentary on the social classes in Japan and the poverty endured by the families who had to return from Japan's colonies after the end of WWII. Overall, not a masterpiece but still worth checking out.


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