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The Warped Ones (1960)

Kyônetsu no kisetsu (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime | 3 September 1960 (Japan)
A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and causes reckless mayhem, mostly directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up.

Director:

Koreyoshi Kurahara

Writer:

Nobuo Yamada
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Cast

Cast overview:
Tamio Kawaji Tamio Kawaji ... Akira
Yuko Chiyo Yuko Chiyo ... Yuki
Eiji Gô Eiji Gô ... Masaru
Hiroyuki Nagato Hiroyuki Nagato ... Kashiwagi
Noriko Matsumoto Noriko Matsumoto ... Fumiko
Kôjirô Kusanagi Kôjirô Kusanagi ... Shinji Kumaki
Chico Lourant Chico Lourant ... Gill (as Chico Roland)
Chigusa Takayama Chigusa Takayama ... Yuki's mother
Reiko Arai Reiko Arai ... Neighbor
Yôko Kosono Yôko Kosono ... Woman in atelier
Shôki Fukae Shôki Fukae
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A juvenile delinquent gets out of the pen and immediately embarks on a rampage of untethered anger, most of it directed at the girlfriend of the journalist who helped send him up. The Warped Ones sounded a lost generation's cry for help and was one of the films that kicked off Japan's cinematic sixties with a bang. Written by Anonymous

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They Do Every-thing!

Genres:

Action | Crime

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

3 September 1960 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Weird Love Makers See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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9 February 2015 | by RanchoTuVuSee all my reviews

A seemingly plot less film driven by relentless shifts in locales in and around Tokyo about an anti-social criminal, his accomplice, who's a little more sociable, and their girlfriend, a prostitute, who, as part of the trio, attracts men with money to rob. The camera work and the running jazz soundtrack add to the overall disassociated sense that makes this similar to 60's New Wave films. It all seems to come together as the film progresses, however. So there is a sense of satisfaction after all if you require a plot. But the impulsive characters and the wild camera that accompanies them are what characterize the film as a bit of a classic.


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