Akasen Chitai - Street of Shame
Five fates of women from Tokyo's brothel district in the 1950s are the focus of Kenji Mizoguchi's last film, who devoted the majority of his works to the historical and social situation of Japanese women. The theme is shaped by socio-critical commitment, human sympathy and unspeculative openness.
|Original Title||Akasen Chitai - Street of Shame|
|German Title||Die Strasse der Schande|
|French Title||Akasen chitai|
|Other Titles||La strada della vergogna|
|Directed by||Kenji Mizoguchi|
|Screenplay||Masashige Narusawam Yoshiko Shibaki (Roman "Susaki no Onna")|
|Film Editing||Kanji Sugawara|
Filmfestival Venedig Mainichi Film Concours Best Supporting Actress Sadako Sawamura
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