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Furyo shonen (1961)

| Drama | 1966 (USA)
An improvisational film depicting life in a boys' reform school.

Director:

Susumu Hani

Writers:

Susumu Hani, Aiko Jinushi (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Yukio Yamada Yukio Yamada ... Hiroshi
Hirokazu Yoshitake Hirokazu Yoshitake
Koichiro Yamazaki Koichiro Yamazaki
Yasuo Kurokawa Yasuo Kurokawa
Masayuki Itô Masayuki Itô
Katsuhiro Segawa Katsuhiro Segawa
Chieko Wada Chieko Wada
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Storyline

Directed in documentary style about a number of delinquent boys in a reformatory, who were not given scripts and asked to simply be themselves, this movie focuses on the young men and their natural day-to-day. When the protagonist is released he has an opinion regarding the institution, which moulded him. The film is considered one of the first of the new wave movement of Japan and the winner of the Kinema Junpo Award, Written by aghaemi

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Boys See more »

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Production Co:

Iwanami Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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Referenced in Nihon eiga no hyaku nen (1995) See more »

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Good film about troubles youth
23 June 2001 | by xhari_nairxSee all my reviews

This is a very good film reminiscent of Truffaut's 400 BLOWS and Bunuel's LOS OLVIDADOS. The cast is made up of actual juvenile delinquents and the authenticity shows. The kids have no trouble playing themselves. Unfortunately the video that makes the rounds in the U.S. is very bad quality, suffering from the dreaded white subtitles lost in white background phenomena. It might be worth waiting for a film festival or revival screening. Takemitsu's score isn't as distinctive as his better known works, but it's still nice. A very light score representing care free youthfulness.


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