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Seijun Suzuki, Carmen from Kawachi, 1966

Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme: Carmen from Kawachi

3 Feb 2015

This experimental, new wave film by iconoclastic director Seijun Suzuki follows Carmen as she escapes her miserable life at home and becomes a hugely popular nightclub singer in Osaka.

Swapping country life for the big city, young Carmen escapes her miserable life at home to travel to Osaka, becoming a hugely popular nightclub singer with men falling at her feet.

The third and final part of Seijun Suzuki's women-centered ‘Flesh Trilogy’ (along with Gate of Flesh and Story of a Prostitute) starring Yumiko Nogawa as the titular Carmen, Suzuki’s favourite collaborator.

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Carmen from Kawachi, dir. Seijun Suzuki, Japan, 1966, 89 mins. Japanese with English subtitles, advised cert. 18

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