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Nanami: The Inferno of First Love (1968)

Hatsukoi: Jigoku-hen (original title)
X | | Drama, Romance | 10 June 1969 (USA)
A teenage goldsmith with a dark past tragically falls in love with a young nude model.

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Susumu Hani
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Cast

Credited cast:
Haruo Asanu Haruo Asanu ... Algebra
Kazuko Fukuda Kazuko Fukuda ... Mrs. Otagaki, Shun's stepmother
Kuniko Ishii Kuniko Ishii ... Nanami
Ichirô Kimura Ichirô Kimura ... Psychiatrist
Kazuo Kimura Kazuo Kimura ... Doctor
Kôji Mitsui ... Mr. Otagaki, Shun's stepfather
Misako Miyato Misako Miyato ... Mother
Kimiko Nakamura Kimiko Nakamura ... Ankokuji's wife
Akio Takahashi Akio Takahashi ... Shun
Minoru Yuasa Minoru Yuasa ... Ankokuji
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In the seminal tragedy of a love story, which is shot in a documentary style, a young and inexperienced man falls for a nude and desirable model and the consequences are painful. The hot spots of downtown Tokyo are magical while it lasts however. Written by aghaemi

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What Happens to Innocence When Young Passions Rage Out of Control? See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Referenced in Century of Cinema: 100 Years of Japanese Cinema (1995) See more »

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Pure Hypnosis
24 April 2002 | by patonamuSee all my reviews

An insecure guy falls in love with a young nude model.But his past sexual abuse hinders him of loving inhibitedly. He meets a little girl in the park instead... The story isn't that linear and that's why the freely linked episodes of this film just takes you on a shaky underwater rollercoaster ride. Beautiful camera-shots, excellent editing, great music, great acting...


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

10 June 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$769
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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