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Street of Shame

赤線地帯 | Akasen chitai

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Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Japan, 1956
Drama

Synopsis

In an establishment called Dreamland located in Tokyo’s red-light district, the desolate lives and faded dreams of five sex workers intersect. When the momentum of the anti-prostitution bill starts to progress, the women find their allegiances tested by economic necessity and personal conscience.

Synopsis

In an establishment called Dreamland located in Tokyo’s red-light district, the desolate lives and faded dreams of five sex workers intersect. When the momentum of the anti-prostitution bill starts to progress, the women find their allegiances tested by economic necessity and personal conscience.

Trailer
Street of ShameDirected byKenji Mizoguchi

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Venice Film Festival
1956 | Special Mention
2018 | Venice Classics

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