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Imprisoned on charges of rape, Izo is released from the confines of his cell and makes his way to the red light district, "Akasen," where brothels and strip joints line the streets. In no ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Yoshiyoshi Arakawa ...
Kimuraya
Luchino Fujisaki ...
(as Rukino Fujisaki)
Takayuki Imanara ...
HIyatoi
Kei Katayama ...
Suika
Kentaro Kishi
Kazushige Komatsu ...
Kafu
Norio Morimoto
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Izo
Hideki Noda ...
Gennari
Tomoko Nomura
Tomomi Omasa
Koyomi Tamaru
Tsugumi ...
Shizumo
Yuichi Ueda
Hirono Yamada ...
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Imprisoned on charges of rape, Izo is released from the confines of his cell and makes his way to the red light district, "Akasen," where brothels and strip joints line the streets. In no time Izo corrupts the innocent runaway, Suika. He plans to sell her to a brothel and dreams of enjoying his freedom. Elsewhere the debauched writer, Kafu roams the streets of the red light district every night searching for inspiration. One night, when he is feeling the effects of his drinking and partying, he falls in love with the prostitute Shizumo. Kafu becomes increasingly fascinated with the tough but tortured Shizumo. However, Shizumo is unable to forget the night she spent with Izo in an opium den many years before she came to the Aka-sen district. Izou sets out to search for a brothel in the hope of making a profit for introducing Suika. He is stopped in the street by Kimuraya soliciting customers, and runs into Shizumo once more. It is their first meeting in many years. They make love ... Written by Anon

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