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Akasen Chitai


aka: Street of Shame
Japan 1956, 86 minutes, B/W
Dir. Kenji Mizoguchi
In Japanese with English subtitles
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Drama

Feat. Machiko Kyo


Aroview: Prostitution and the female plight are the chief concerns of this sympathetic, heartbreaking ensemble piece examining the trade of five headstrong, marginalized women ensnared in the post-war Japanese sex trade. Mizoguchi’s final film.

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DVD Features

  • audio commentary
  • aspect ratio: 4:3

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