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East Side Stories: 18 Who Cause a Storm

1 Feb 2014

A worker in a shipbuilding yard is offered the chance to boost his wages by managing a dormitory inhabited by a pack of 18 adolescent ruffians. This early film by Yoshishige Yoshida (Eros Plus Massacre) is a neo-realist account of the conditions for Japanese temporary workers in the 1960s, and rare to see outside Japan.

18 Who Cause a Storm, dir Yoshishige Yoshida, Japan 1963, 108min, Black and white, English subtitles

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