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Bitter End of a Sweet Night (1961)

Amai yoru no hate (original title)
An opportunistic department store clerk gets involved with three women and attempts to manipulate them so he can move up the social ladder.

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Credited cast:
Masahiko Tsugawa ...
Jiro Tezuka
Michiko Saga ...
Soko Mishima
Teruyo Yamagami ...
Harumi Nishimoto
Sumiko Hidaka ...
Hisako Noshimoto
Osamu Takizawa ...
Hondo
Jun Hamamura ...
Kenkichi Mishima
Takamaru Sasaki ...
Tokkuzaburo Oka
Hiroko Sugita ...
Masae Oka
Reiko Hitomi ...
Mitsuko
Kei Satô ...
Electrician
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eiichi Ikegaya
Hideo Kidokoro
Shinichirô Minami
Sachiko Mitani
Isao Suenaga
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An opportunistic department store clerk gets involved with three women and attempts to manipulate them so he can move up the social ladder.

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A man abducts a woman and gets her a job
20 November 2014 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

A sales clerk in a department shop gets blown off by a waitress in an out-of-the-way cafe, while the girl he's just spent the night with looks on as if not caring what he does. You'll wonder if girl's a prostitute for 10 seconds at the very most, be surprised by the man going back to the cafe to pretty much force the waitress - someone he'd only seen the once - onto the back of his motorbike and back to his place to live with him.

If you're still watching, you'll be wondering what's happening, as the ridiculously unrealistic character events continue, with the man getting the waitress a job at a bar and escorting some drunken patron home.

With the only other "review" on the site pretty much detailing every plot point and the ending, you'll feel even more justified in turning this mess of a film off, which is exactly what I did, because I seriously doubted something so stupid could get any better.


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