NIHON SHUNKA-KO (1967)

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Alternative titles

  • NIHON SHUNKA-KO Original
  • A TREATISE ON JAPANESE BAWDY SONG Alternative
  • SING A SONG OF SEX Alternative

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Synopsis

Drama set in Tokyo during the demonstrations on the 11th February 1967, the first KenkoKubi (Founding Fathers) public holiday since the festival was banned by the American Occupation. Four provincial high-school graduates come to the capital to sit university entrance exams. They express their alienation by singing bawdy songs and during the exam fantasise about another female student.

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