- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 7 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: August 5, 2003
- Originally Released: 1966
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Dual Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
- Dolby Digital Mono - Japanese
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"Dutch wife for freedom!"
- Yoshimoto Ogata (Shoichi Ozawa) to Kabo
"Delinquent at 10, a big boss a the age of 15...after 20, just a person."
- Keiko (Keiko Sagawa) to customer
Entertainment Weekly - 08/20/1999
Rating: B - Recommended
New York Times - 05/22/1987
"...[Imamura shows] real and piquant eccentricity....A great many flashes of dark humor..."
Director Shohei Imamaura's film focuses on three pornographers relying on 8mm blue films to support their wives and lovers, pay their children's tuition and run a family barbershop.
Black Comedy |
Family Interaction |
- Shot on location in Osaka, Japan.