Women of the night Yoru no onnatachi

Language and/or Subtitles: Japanese
English
Format: DVD 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film JAPANESE DVD Women
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film
 
Call Number  JAPANESE DVD Women
 
 
Summary
Filmed on location in Osaka, Women of the night concerns two sisters, Fusako and Natsuko, one a war widow and the other in an affair with a drug dealer. Along with their younger friend Kumiko they fall into prostitution and moral chaos and a life of gangs and gangsters, trapped by their city's postwar desperation and devastation.
Additional Information
Series Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women.
Subjects War widows -- Japan -- Drama.
Prostitutes -- Japan -- Drama.
Drug dealers -- Japan -- Drama.
Gangs -- Japan -- Drama.
Adultery -- Japan -- Drama.
Women -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilians -- Drama.
Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1945- -- Drama.
Feature films.
Publisher [Irvington, N.Y.?] :Criterion Collection,2008
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Joseimatsuri.
Yoru no onnatachi
Contributors Yoda, Yoshikata, 1909-1991.
Itoya, Hisao.
Mizoguchi, Kenji, 1898-1956.
Tanaka, Kinuyo, 1909-1977.
Takasugi, Sanae.
Tsunoda, Tomie.
Nagata, Mitsuo.
Hisaita, Eijirō, 1898-1976. Joseimatsuri.
Janus Films.
Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Kinuyo Tanaka, Sanae Takasugi, Tomie Tsunoda, Mitsuo Nagata.
Other Contributors Cinematography, Kōhei Sugiyama ; editor, Tatsuko Sakane ; music, Hisato Ōsawa.
Language Japanese
English
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Based on the novel by Eijiro Hisaita.
System Details DVD; region 1; NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Description 1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781604650983
1604650982
9781604650938 (box)
1604650931 (box)
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