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The Strangling (1979)

Kôsatsu (original title)
The men who surround and torment the young protagonist (demanding teacher, owner of the company that rapes his own daughter, despotic and uncompromising father) are opposed to women (victims of men) as embodiment of salvation.

Director:

Kaneto Shindô

Writer:

Kaneto Shindô
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kô Nishimura Kô Nishimura ... Yasuzo / Father
Nobuko Otowa ... Ryoko / Mother
Tsutomu Kariba Tsutomu Kariba ... Tsutomu / Son
Akemi Negishi ... Hatsuko
Eiji Okada ... Yoshio Morikawa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kotoe Hatsui Kotoe Hatsui
Hideo Kanze Hideo Kanze
Hôsei Komatsu Hôsei Komatsu
Daigo Kusano Daigo Kusano
Leo Morimoto Leo Morimoto
Taiji Tonoyama
Rokkô Toura Rokkô Toura
Tokuko Watanabe Tokuko Watanabe
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Storyline

Tsutomu is strangled by his father, Yasuzo. Ryoko, the boy's mother, cries in horror but does not seem to protest her husband's action. What can lead a father to do something like this to his own son? He was a troubled young man living in a hypocritical world of adults in his eyes. His father was too demanding and owed his fortune to an inheritance, while his mother, always acted overly anxiously. Tsutomu fell in love with a girl, Hatsuko from his school, but saw how she was raped by her uncle. After killing this uncle, she asked Tsutomu to visit her in a remote place, where she knew her only real moment of happiness.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 June 1979 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Bogma See more »

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Kindai Eiga Kyokai See more »
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