6.6/10
18
1 user

Shiroi yubi no tawamure (1972)

A girl falls for a pickpocketer who gets arrested, so she hooks up with his ex-girlfriend and his ex-cellmate.

Director:

Tôru Murakawa
Reviews
2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The story is about a stripper's relationships with two men: her boyfriend and a club owner.

Director: Tatsumi Kumashiro
Stars: Sayuri Ichijo, Hiroko Isayama, Kazuko Shirakawa
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Katsu, a fugitive youth on the run from the yakuza, returns to his birthplace and begins an affair with the cinema owner.

Director: Tatsumi Kumashiro
Stars: Rie Nakagawa, Toru Ohe, Moeko Ezawa
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When a writer for a porn magazine, watches a "rape" porn that is set in a school, he becomes obsessed with the lead actress, Nami, and tries to find her. He meets her by chance as he arrives for a shoot at a hotel.

Director: Chûsei Sone
Stars: Yûki Mizuhara, Keizô Kanie, Jun Aki
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two female friends and their very different lives. One witnesses the brutal rape of her sister while the other has to deal with a troubled relationship with an African-American soldier.

Director: Toshiya Fujita
Stars: Kaori Ono, Jun Nakagawa, Shigeru Yazaki
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Tanaka is a yakuza who collects 'protection money' from establishments. He has just been released from jail, where he had spent eight years, and finds out that his boss wants to get rid of him.

Director: Tatsumi Kumashiro
Stars: Eiji Okuda, Eiko Nagashima, Reiko Takashima
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

At his working place, Kozo and his colleague gangrape the boss' teenage daughter. Then, on the highway, he picks up a red-haired woman walking on the road back to his home. She ends up ... See full summary »

Director: Tatsumi Kumashiro
Stars: Junko Miyashita, Renji Ishibashi, Ako
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Ichirô Araki Ichirô Araki ... Taku
Hiroko Isayama Hiroko Isayama ... Yuki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gô Awazu Gô Awazu ... Tachikawa
Hajime Tanimoto Hajime Tanimoto ... Jiro
Edit

Storyline

A girl falls for a pickpocketer who gets arrested, so she hooks up with his ex-girlfriend and his ex-cellmate.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 1972 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Delicate Skillful Fingers See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Nimble fingers-My first Roman Porno.
7 July 2019 | by morrison-dylan-fanSee all my reviews

After a month of largely viewing Eastern European cinema, I got in the mood to dig into the mountain of Asia cinema waiting to be played. Having found the Nikkatsu Noir's I've seen to be outstanding,I decided to see their fingers turn to Roman Porno.

Note:Some spoilers in review.

View on the film:

Pickpocketing characters who would have been on the wrong side of the tracks in Nikkatsu Noir from a decade earlier, the screenplay by co-writer/(with Tatsumi Kumashiro) director Toru Murakawa slots them all into the Roman Porno genre with ease,via loner Yuki becoming entangled with each two-bit thief on the street, whilst the cops look over her shoulders as Yuki learns the moves of thrives. Told "The ceremony is over" (classy!) the writers neatly blend the skin flick antics with the Noir/crime thrills via Yuki's loss of innocence also leading to a loss of any doubt on staying in the petty underworld.

Appearing to be illegally filmed outdoors, (the odd passing member of the public looks into camera) director Murakawa & cinematographer Shinsaku Himeda brush a Pop-Art shine on the flick with rapid whip-pans, reflecting pans along windows reflecting Yuki's view,and closely-held hand-held tracking shots following the pickpocketing in the middle of a bustling city. Whilst offering all the naked Yuki you could want, Murakawa displays a subtle touch to the sex scenes, going from dark shadows and lingering close-ups on Yuki's face, to glossy, glamour showcases for Yuki's love of crime and Taku. Joined by Ichiro Araki as the swaggering with dark glasses, street-smart Taku, Hiroko Isayama gives a terrific turn as Yuki, thanks to Isayama pulling at Yuki's anxieties until they snap to Yuki's embrace of Taku and crime with her delicate skilful fingers.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed