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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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Lurid Pulp Covers come to life! See more (14 total) »

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Directed by
Seijun Suzuki 
 
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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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2.35 : 1 See more »
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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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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Lurid Pulp Covers come to life!, 15 April 2000
Author: shishido from Stillwater, OK (USA)

Yet another brilliant work from director Suzuki Seijun, who manages to create (in almost every frame) a world in which lurid pulp paperback cover paintings have come to life! This tale of the rampant desperation of mere existence in post-WWII Tokyo is simply stunning on all counts. "Nikutai no Mon" ("Gate of Flesh") is both bleakly realistic, and flamboyantly artistic. It is brutal, shocking, funny, and depressing--sometimes all at once! Excellent cinema--not to be missed by any Japanese film buffs.

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