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Nikutai no mon [videorecording] = Gate of flesh / Nikkatsu Corporation ; screenplay, Goro Tanada ; produced by Kaneo Iwai ; directed by Seijun Suzuki . = 肉体の門 [videorecording] = Gate of flesh / Nikkatsu Corporation ; screenplay, Goro Tanada ; produced by Kaneo Iwai ; directed by Seijun Suzuki .

Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2005.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
Criterion collection; 298.
Classic collection
The Criterion collection ; 298
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Other Title:
Gate of flesh [videorecording]
Subjects:
Tamura, Taijirō, 1911-1983 -- Film adaptations.
Prostitution -- Japan -- Drama.
Tokyo (Japan) -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Language:
In Japanese with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Summary:
"In the shady black markets and bombed-out hotels of post-World War II Tokyo, a tough band of prostitutes eke out a dog-eat-dog existence, maintaining tenuous friendships and a semblance of order in a world of chaos. But when a renegade ex-soldier stumbles into their midst, lusts and loyalties clash, with tragic results."--Container.
Participant:
Joe Shishido, Yumiko Nogawa, Satoko Kasai, Koji Wada, Tomiko Ishii, Kayo Matsuo, Misako Tominaga, Keisuke Noro, Chico Rolando.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Shigeyoshi Mine ; edited, Akira Suzuki ; music, Naozumi Yamamoto.
Notes:
From the novel by Taijiro Tamura.
Aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
Special features : Exclusive new video interview with Director Seijun Suzuki and production designer Takeo Kimura; stills gallery; theatrical trailer; new essay by noted Asian-cinema critic Chuck Stephens.
Contributor:
Suzuki, Seijun, 1923-2017 , Director
Iwai, Kaneo. , Producer
Tanada, Gōro. , Screenwriter
Shishido, Jō, 1933-2020 , Actor
Nogawa, Yumiko. , Actor
Kasai, Satoko. , Actor
Yamamoto, Naozumi, 1932-2002. , Composer
Stephens, Chuck. , Author
Tamura, Taijirō, 1911-1983. , Author
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
0780029852
OCLC:
61152857
Publisher Number:
037429205228
GAT040 Criterion Collection