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1970

Shibire kurage

The Hot Little Girl

しびれくらげ

(c)KADOKAWA CORPORATION 1970

(c)KADOKAWA CORPORATION 1970

Release Date
October, 3rd, 1970
Running Time
93 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
-,HDCAM SR
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

DAIEI

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

DAIEI

[ Story ]

Midori (Mari Atsumi) is a girl with a mind and a will of her own. Endowed with a beautiful face and a perfect figure, she is a popular model with her smiling face appearing frequently in the photogravure section of the weekly magazines.
Shota (Ryoichi Tamagawa) is the worst father a girl could be burdened with. He drinks like a fish, is a habitual skirt chaser, and drains Midori for all he can get. She hates him, but he is her father and she is stuck with him.
Midori soon finds out that life is not a all bed of roses. One day, Yamazaki (Yusuke Kawazu) asks her to bed down with a foreigner, the director of a large chain of department stores. If she does, so Yamazaki has been promised a stupendously big order, which would be a feather in his cap.
On top of this, Midori's father falls into a trap set by gangsters and they demand one million yen. When Midori refuses to pay it, Shota goes to Yamazaki but afraid of becoming involved with gangsters himself, drops Midori flat.
Kenji (Ryo Tamura), one of the gangster's henchmen, like Midori straddled with a no-account father, sympathizes with her and their similar plight draws them together. Midori feels she has nothing more to lose, so she strikes back at Yamazaki in the only way she knows how. She and Kenji blackmail Yamazaki's company. And then as a parting gift, she gives the money to Kenji and tells him to reform.

【Quoted from the database of Kadokawa Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1971 14.1】

[ Contact (International) ]

KADOKAWA CORPORATION
International Sales

2-13-3 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8177
Rep: MATSUBARA Masaki (President)
Attn: FURUTSUKI Etsuko
tel: +81 50 1746 1220
E-mail: furutsuki-e@kadokawa.jp
http://www.kadokawa.co.jp

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