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Story of a Prostitute

Genres: Foreign, Drama, Criterion Collection, Based on Book, Japan, Military / Special Forces, Romance, Romantic Drama, Military / War Drama, Foreign Drama, Japanese Cinema

Cast: Tamio Kawachi, Yumiko Nogawa, Isao Tamagawa

Director: Seijun Suzuki

Synopsis: Volunteering as a "comfort woman" on the Manchurian front, where she is expected to service hundreds of soldiers, Harumi is commandeered by the brutal Lieutenant Narita but falls for the sensitive Mikami, Narita's direct subordinate. Seijun Suzuki's STORY OF A PROSTITUTE (Shunpuden) is a tragic love story as well as a rule-bending take on a popular Taijiro Tamura novel, challenging military and fraternal codes of honor, as seen through Harumi's eyes.

Language: Japanese

Country of Origin: Japan

Production Year: 1965

Story of a Prostitute
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