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Taifû kurabu (1985)

The movie takes place in the five-day period before, during and after a ferocious, seemingly liberating typhoon, which several students endure while marooned in their school gymnasium.

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Credited cast:
Yuichi Mikami ...
Kyoichi Mikami
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Rie Takami (as Kudou Yuuki)
Tomokazu Miura ...
Teacher Umemiya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shigeru Benibayashi ...
Ken Shimizu
Saburô Date ...
Okabe
Tomiko Ishii ...
Katsue Yagisawa
Kaori Kobayashi ...
Junko Yagisawa
Toshiyuki Matsunaga ...
Akira Yamada
Yuka Ohnishi ...
Michiko Omachi
Toshinori Omi ...
Kobayashi
Makoto Satô
Minori Terada ...
Hideo
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The movie takes place in the five-day period before, during and after a ferocious, seemingly liberating typhoon, which several students endure while marooned in their school gymnasium.

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12 December 1986 (USA)  »

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Taifu Club  »

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1.85 : 1
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A class of Japanese teens experience their first feelings with the opposite sex while a typhoon storm is rising.
6 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I've saw this film on tv back in the eighties so I hardly remember the details but the story is about a young group of teens during their adolescence and their experiences with the opposite sex. While the class is in school a storm raises and they have to stay in school during the typhoon. The story is shown in a very picturesque and (typical Japanese) silent way and won a movie price especially for it's unconventional kind.


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