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Boy
(Shonen)

by Nagisa OSHIMA

le petit garçon

A Japanese family drifts through life, scraping by on the money that it extorts from car-drivers: the young son throws himself in front of vehicles in a sufficiently skilful manner to avoid injury, but faking a serious accident: the drivers pay to avoid having charges brought against them. The father is arrested in the end. A film that, based on actual facts, reveals a poignant side to the social reality of Japan.

  • Titre français
    Le petit garçon
  • Original title
    Shonen
  • Titre international
    Boy
  • Scénario
    Hara Masataka, Nagisa Oshima, Sasaki Maromu, Tamura Masaki
  • Son
    Hideo Nishizaki
  • Interprétation
    Abe Tetsuo Watanabe, Fumio Koyama Akiko
  • Production
    Sozosha-ATG

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