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2012

Nippon no misemonoyasan

Nippon no Misemonoyasan

ニッポンの、みせものやさん

(c)2012 Yoichiro Okutani All Rights Reserved.

(c)2012 Yoichiro Okutani All Rights Reserved.

(c)2012 Yoichiro Okutani All Rights Reserved.

(c)2012 Yoichiro Okutani All Rights Reserved.

Release Date
December, 8th, 2012
Running Time
90 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
DVCAM
Screen Size
SD (4:3)

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[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

sleepin films

[ Story ]

Documentary focusing on the freak show, a type of popular culture in Japan dating from the Muromachi period. Director Okutani Yoichiro, who was honored with a Special Mention at the 2011 Yamagata Documentary International Film Festival's New Asian Currents for {Children of Soleil}, goes on the road with the sole remaining freak show.
Freak shows, fixtures at fairs and festivals that drew throngs of customers with ghoulish curiosities like the snake woman and human pump. But that was in the past, and now Otora Kogyosha is the only one left.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.dokutani.com/

[ Contact (International) ]

すりーぴん
4F., 4-21-16 Asagayakita, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 166-0001
Rep: HARADA Toru
tel: +81-3-5327-3771
fax: +81-3-5327-3772
E-mail: haradaru@gmail.com

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