Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
"Bara no sôretsu" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  29 October 1970 (USA)
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The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan.


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Credited cast:
Pîtâ ...
Osamu Ogasawara ...
Toyosaburo Uchiyama ...
Don Madrid ...
Emiko Azuma ...
Eddie's Mother
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Koichi Nakamura ...
Chieko Kobayashi ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shotaro Akiyama ...
Kiyoshi Awazu ...
Toshiya Fujita
Masato Hara ...
(as Masataka Hara)
Shinno Ikehata
Yoshihiro Katô
Hôsei Komatsu ...
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The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan.

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clean? :-) fun
14 October 2003 | by (Vienna) – See all my reviews

If you really are looking for a good time in a movie theatre - watch this movie ! It has been said that some of Kubrick's visual and sonic ideas for "Clockwork Orange" were inspired by this movie; after having seen it, i'm more than convinced that this is true.

This movie offers a lot of cinematic ideas and it uses surprising ways to make a point within a story.

What is the reason that films with a spirit and mood like that have vanished from the screen ? Have the politics in the movie industry really become so strict ? This movie watched nowadays has (but maybe had always) a subversive feel to it, why is that ?

It definitely offers something different and therefore would be very welcome in movie theatres and videostores around the world to free us from all the uninspired formula movies.

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