Street of Love And Hope - Ai to kibo no machi

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Street of Love And Hope - Ai to kibo no machi

Nagisa OshimaJapan – 1959

Nagisa Oshima (In the Realm of the Senses) is probably the most famous figure in the Japanese cinema of the 60s. He made his debut in 1959, exactly the same year as his French colleagues in the Nouvelle Vague, with his feature film Ai to Kibo no Machi (The Street of Love and Hope), only to double with Seishun Zankoku Monogatari (Naked Youth) a year later.

In The Street of Love and Hope, Oshima tells the story of a boy who lives in poverty and has to sell his dove. It is also the story of a fraud. Because the dove returns and can be sold again and again. He sells the dove to a rich girl who starts to take an interest in him. An overcoming of the class differences seems possible. But the girl notices the fraud and is disappointed. She buys the dove again to kill her.

Original Title Street of Love And Hope - Ai to kibo no machi
German Title Stadt der Liebe und der Hoffnung
French Title Une ville d'amour et d'espoir
Other Titles Il quartiere dell'amore e della speranza
Directed by Nagisa Oshima
Country Japan
Available Formats 35mm, DVD
Screenplay Nagisa Oshima
Film Editing Yoshi Sugihara
Soundtrack Riichiro Manabe
Cinematography Hiroyuki Kusuda
Sound Shujuro Kurita
Décors Koji Uno
Production Shochiku, Tokyo
Runtime 62 Min.
Language Japanisch/d/f
Actors
Hiroshi Fujikawa Fujikawa Masao
Yuki Tominaga Kyoko
Yûko Mochizuki Kuniko, Masao's mother
Michio Ito Yasue
Fumio Watanabe Yuji
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