Cruel Story of Youth

by Nagisa Ōshima 1h36min Japan 1960
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Film details

Cruel Story of Youth
by Nagisa Ōshima

A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men.

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  • Miyuki Kuwano : Makoto Shinjo
  • Yûsuke Kawazu : Kiyoshi Fujii
  • Yoshiko Kuga : Yuki
  • And with: Fumio Watanabe, Shinji Tanaka, Jun Hamamura, Shinko Ujiie, Aki Morishima


  • Director Nagisa Ōshima
  • Scenario Nagisa Ōshima
  • Photo director Takashi Kawamata
  • Set Design Koji Uno
  • Costume Design Hanae Mori
  • Sound Shujuro Kurita
  • Editing Keiichi Uraoka
  • Original music Riichirô Manabe
  • Producer Tomio Ikeda
  • Excutive producer Hitoshi Numao
  • Production Compagny Shochiku Films
  • Distributor Carlotta Films

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio2,35:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1960
  • Release date for France03/05/1986
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageJapanese
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