Street of Shame
Item #: GI5601
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|AKA:||"La Strada della Vergogna"|
|Synopsis:||Five prostitutes work at Dreamland, in Tokyo's Yoshiwara district. As the Diet considers a ban on prostitution, the women's daily dramas play out. Each has dreams and motivations. Hanae is married, her husband unemployed; they have a young child. Yumeko, a widow, uses her earnings to raise and support her son, who's now old enough to work and care for her. The aging Yorie has a man who wants to marry her. Yasumi saves money diligently to pay her debt and get out; she also has a suitor who wants to marry her, but she has other plans for him. Mickey seems the most devil-may-care, until her father comes from Kobe to bring her news of her family and ask her to come home.|
|Directed by:||Kenji Mizoguchi|
|Cast:||Machiko Ky?, Aiko Mimasu, Ayako Wakao, Michiyo Kogure, Kumeko Urabe|