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Gate of Flesh (Nikutai no mon) (1964)

Director: Seijun Suzuki. Cast: Joe Shishido, Yumiko Nogawa, Satoko Kasai, Koji Wada, Tomiko Ishii, Kayo Matsuo, Misako Tominaga, Keisuke Noro, Chico Rolando. In the shady black markets and bombed-out hotels of post-World War II Tokyo, a tough band of prostitutes eke out a dog-eat-dog existence, maintaining tenuous friendships and a semblance of order in a world of chaos. But when a renegade ex-soldier stumbles into their midst, lusts and loyalties clash, with tragic results. Special features : Exclusive new video interview with Director Seijun Suzuki and Production Designer Takeo Kimura, Stills gallery, Theatrical trailer, New and improved English translation, New essay by noted Asian-cinema critic Chuck Stephens. 90 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie DatabaseSee also: Suzuki bibliography

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