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Kisses
(Kuchizuke)

by Yasuzô MASUMURA

Kinichi and Akiko met while visiting their respective fathers in prison. They decide to together on a motorcycle ride to the seaside. Akiko wants to sell her body to a man who is trying to seduce her, so that she can bail her father out of prison and pay for her mother’s hospital fees. Kinichi gives her a cheque he borrowed from his mother and kisses Akiko…
This is the first feature made by Masumura who studied cinéma at the Rome Centro Sperimentale. A forerunner of the 1960s Japanese new wave.

  • Titre français
    Les Baisers
  • Original title
    Kuchizuke
  • Titre international
    Kisses
  • Scénario
    Kasuo Funabash d'après un roman de Matsutaro Kawaguchi
  • Photo
    Joji Ohara
  • Interprétation
    Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Hitomi Nozoe, Aiko Mimasu, Eitaro Ozawa
  • Production
    DAIEI
  • Support de projection
    35 mm

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