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Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)

Tomato Kecchappu Kôtei (original title)
| Drama | 1971 (Japan)
A subversive short film from director Shuuji Terayama.

Director:

Shûji Terayama (as Shuuji Terayama)

Writer:

Shûji Terayama (screenplay) (as Shuuji Terayama)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Goro Abashiri Goro Abashiri
Tarô Apollo Tarô Apollo
Shiro Demaemochi Shiro Demaemochi
Mitsufumi Hashimoto Mitsufumi Hashimoto
Maya Kaba Maya Kaba
Keiko Niitaka Keiko Niitaka
Masako Ono Masako Ono
Salvador Tari Salvador Tari
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A subversive short film from director Shuuji Terayama.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1971 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Emperor Tomato Ketchup See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1971) | (1996)

Color:

Black and White (tinted) (1996 72-minute version)| Black and White

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

British alternative-rock band Stereolab, named their 1996 album Emperor Tomato Ketchup after this film See more »

Alternate Versions

Black and white version - 28 minutes long See more »

Connections

Edited from The War of Jan-Ken-Pon (1971) See more »

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In reply to Vocklabruck...
31 July 2008 | by Borowczyk76See all my reviews

And I quote... "Do film makers know movies are made for entertainment? And I don't mean comedy, I mean entertainment!"

That is THE most ignorant, most INSULTING comment one could ever write about the possibilities of the "septieme art"! I'm baffled! Literally BAFFLED by your post! *sigh*

I personally haven't seen this film and it could very well be garbage, but it won't be because it's not "entertaining". What is it with people and "entertainment"? The very word has taken on a negative connotation in my book because of all you people who have become accustomed to "fast food films". As if it were a requirement for good cinema. PLEASE!


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