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11 December 1964 (USA) See more »
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After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Seijun Suzuki 
 
Writing credits
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Taijirô Tamura  novel
Goro Tanada 

Produced by
Kaneo Iwai .... producer
 
Original Music by
Naozumi Yamamoto 
 
Cinematography by
Shigeyoshi Mine 
 
Film Editing by
Akira Suzuki 
 
Production Design by
Takeo Kimura 
 
Art Direction by
Takeo Kimura 
 
Production Management
Yoshiaki Yabuuchi .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Masami Kuzû .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Tsugio Yonezu .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Aizô Kôno .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Masaru Mori .... colorist
 

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Also Known As:
"Nikutai no mon" - Japan (original title)
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90 min
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France:-12 | UK:18 (video rating) (2000) | UK:R (1968) | USA:Not Rated
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Crew or equipment visible: A downward shot pans across a crowd following a stretcher. When straight down, you see the shadow of the camera, crane and the camera operator.See more »
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2 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Far doors, 16 April 1999
Author: Bernini Riccardo (hanabi66@yahoo.com) from Urbino, Ialy

A jump and you meeting like in a film of Oshima or Mizogouchi. Nikutai Mon (1964) can not be seen like a scandal or like a true masterpiece. The personage, nearly a samurai bankrupt, played by the hounded man is exemplar in order to understand like Japan same changing, in the forecasts of Mishima, worse. For being more clear I will say Japan in free fall. An example is the here impotent police while in group the young people kill and stole. Under this optical the worlds formed from this man and these three women is parallel, peculiar, sadist. Turned always holding the cinema camera to level of the human eye: Nikutai not Mon (1964) a little reassuring neorealism, the land rendered fertile from the tragedy of Seppuku, directed from Kobayashi time before. Now Japanese cinema has nothing more to say while collects the fragments of its tradition.

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