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Taifû kurabu (1985)

The movie takes place in the five-day period before, during and after a ferocious, seemingly liberating typhoon, which several students endure while marooned in their school gymnasium.

Director:

Shinji Sômai

Writer:

Yuji Kato
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yuichi Mikami Yuichi Mikami ... Kyoichi Mikami
Yûki Kudô ... Rie Takami (as Kudou Yuuki)
Tomokazu Miura ... Teacher Umemiya
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shigeru Benibayashi Shigeru Benibayashi ... Ken Shimizu
Saburô Date Saburô Date ... Okabe
Tomiko Ishii Tomiko Ishii ... Katsue Yagisawa
Kaori Kobayashi Kaori Kobayashi ... Junko Yagisawa
Toshiyuki Matsunaga Toshiyuki Matsunaga ... Akira Yamada
Yuka Ohnishi Yuka Ohnishi ... Michiko Omachi
Toshinori Omi Toshinori Omi ... Kobayashi
Makoto Satô Makoto Satô
Minori Terada Minori Terada ... Hideo
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The movie takes place in the five-day period before, during and after a ferocious, seemingly liberating typhoon, which several students endure while marooned in their school gymnasium.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 December 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Taifu Club See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Featured in Nihon eiga no hyaku nen (1995) See more »

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A new dimension of boredom
5 June 2015 | by konrad-69120See all my reviews

In my view, this film cannot be enjoyed. It is a sequence of boring scenes with no meaning whatsoever. It is hard to distinguish the characters as they all wear school uniforms in gloomy environments. Despite all the positive reviews and awards, I don't understand why someone would enjoy watching this. I don't know what to add. Maybe Japanese jurors like to watch schoolgirls in underwear. The end was especially disappointing after dozens of disappointing scenes. Scenes were you don't understand why characters act like this and why. No I am repeating myself and this review becomes as boring as the film.


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