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3 September 1960 (Japan) See more »
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A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and immediately embarks on a rampage of untethered anger,... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Tamio Kawaji ... Akira
Eiji Gô ... Masaru
Noriko Matsumoto ... Fumiko
Yuko Chishiro ... Yuki
Kôjirô Kusanagi ... Shinji Kumaki
Hiroyuki Nagato ... Kashiwagi
Chico Roland ... Gill
Chigusa Takayama ... Yuki's mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reiko Arai ... Neighbor
Yôko Kosono ... Woman in atelier

Directed by
Koreyoshi Kurahara 
 
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Nobuo Yamada 

Produced by
Takeshi Yamamoto .... producer
 
Original Music by
Toshirô Mayuzumi 
 
Cinematography by
Yoshio Mamiya 
 
Film Editing by
Akira Suzuki 
 
Production Design by
Kazuhiko Chiba 
 
Other crew
Radley Metzger .... presenter
 

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Also Known As:
"Kyônetsu no kisetsu" - Japan (original title)
"The Weird Love Makers" - USA
"Wild Love-Makers" - USA
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75 min
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Wild Japan Pop!, 19 November 2001
Author: Son of Cathode from New England

Two teenage convicts and a young prostitute wreak havoc in Tokyo. Wow. Imagine John Cassavettes remaking REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE in Japan, and throwing in some raw sex scenes, and you get an idea of this wild and edgy Asian treat, brought to our shores by sexfilm wunderkind Radley Metzger. Dynamic photography and a cool jazz score augment the air of pure anarchy as our three anti-heroes plow through society, p***ing off as many people as possible. Some breathtaking location scenery of urban Japan, and stark illustrations of sociopathic nihilism make this a real eye-opener, and a fascinating look at early 60s Japan youth culture.

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