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Director:
Writers:
Tomomichi Soeda (essay)
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Release Date:
23 February 1967 (Japan) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Ichirô Araki ... Toyoaki Nakamura
Kazuko Tajima ... Mayuko Fujiwara
Jûzô Itami ... Ôtake (as Ichizô Itami)
Akiko Koyama ... Takako Tanigawa
Koji Iwabuchi ... Hideo Uede (as Kôji Iwabuchi)
Kazuyoshi Kushida ... Katsumi Hiroi (as Kazumi Kushida)
Hiroshi Satô ... Kôji Maruyama
Nobuko Miyamoto ... Sanae Satomi
Hiroko Masuda ... Satoko Ikeda
Hideko Yoshida ... Sachiko Kaneda

Directed by
Nagisa Ôshima 
 
Writing credits
Tomomichi Soeda (essay)

Tsutomu Tamura (screenplay) &
Mamoru Sasaki (screenplay) &
Toshio Tajima (screenplay) &
Nagisa Ôshima (screenplay)

Produced by
Masayuki Nakajima .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hikaru Hayashi 
 
Cinematography by
Akira Takada 
 
Film Editing by
Keiichi Uraoka 
 
Set Decoration by
Jusho Toda 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Osamu Yasui .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Hideo Nishizaki .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Yasuhiro Yoshioka .... still photographer
 
Other crew
Takuji Yamaguchi .... production assistant
 

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Also Known As:
"Nihon shunka-kô" - Japan (original title)
"A Treatise on Japanese Bawdy Songs" - International (English title)
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103 min
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Only Missing Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper: Rebellious 60's, 19 February 2013
Author: museumofdave from Corning, California

This film is loaded with allegory, much of it evident, I suspect, only if one is intimate with Japanese culture; to Western eyes, it is obvious that Oshima is dealing with disaffected youth, as four lads in school uniform aimlessly follow various paths that seem to offer opportunity for misbehavior of all kinds, especially sexual adventure; while on the quest, references are made to education, to the era of protest, to national relationships to China and Korea--recall that this film was made two years previous to Easy Rider (and makes that film look like Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm)--much of it can be confusing, but repeated viewings payback with rich rewards for those willing to look for more than entertainment

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