Cruel Story of Youth - The Masters of Cinema Series

17/08/2015
  |  Buy to Own: 17/08/2015
  |  97 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Cruel Story of Youth - The Masters of Cinema Series Film Poster

Synopsis

Nagisa Oshima writes and directs this Japanese drama that deals with the alienation of the country's youth post-Hiroshima. After high school student Makoto (Miyuki Kuwano) is saved from the lecherous advances of a middle-aged man she begins a relationship with her saviour Kiyoshi (Yusuke Kawazu), a violent hoodlum, who introduces her to a life of extortion and blackmail. Without any money, the reckless young lovers begin the dangerous but lucrative business of extorting money from the men that Makoto seduces in Tokyo.