Naked Youth - Seishun zankoku monogatari


Naked Youth - Seishun zankoku monogatari

Nagisa OshimaJapan – 1960

Makoto Shinjo, a teenager who is a little lost in search of experiences, sometimes agrees to take "little tricks" with strangers in the car. One day, she meets Kiyoshi Fujii, half student, half offender, who saves her from an overly enterprising motorist and takes money from her at the same time. Having become friends during a walk, Kiyoshi, listening only to his desire, raped her. However, Makoto decided to leave his parents to live with him. To live, they will practice the scam and blackmail to which the indelicate motorists who have been enticed by Makoto will be subjected. "It's the story of young people who only manage to express their anger in a deviant way. By showing the tragedy of these young people, I expressed my own anger at the situation facing the current youth." Nagisa Oshima

Original Title Naked Youth - Seishun zankoku monogatari
German Title Grausame Geschichte der Jugend
French Title Contes cruels de la jeunesse
Other Titles Racconto crudele della giovinezza
Directed by Nagisa Oshima
Country Japan
Available Formats 35mm, DVD
Screenplay Nagisa Oshima
Film Editing Keiichi Uraoka
Soundtrack Riichiro Manabe
Cinematography Takashi Kawamata
Sound Shujuro Kurita
Décors Koji Uno
Production Shochiku Ofuna
Runtime 96 Min.
Language Japanisch/d/f
Yusuke Kawazu Kiyoshi
Miyuki Kuwano Makoto
Yoshiko Kuga Yuki
Fumio Watanabe Akimoto
Shinji Tanaka Yoshimi Ito
Shinjiro Matsuzaki Terada
Toshiko Kobayashi Teruko

Blue Ribbon Award, 1961

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