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Yoru no saizensen Tokyo maruhi chitai

Secret Zone of Tokyo

夜の最前線 東京㊙地帯

Release Date
February, 6th, 1971
Running Time
83 min
Screening Format
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)

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[ Story ]

Saburo (Eiji Go), a brawny dandy fresh from the country meets Yoko (Sachiko Kuwabara) knew on a train, and finds her a job in a mani- kin club, run by a woman named Utako (Yaeko Wakamizu) and where he works as a driver.
The joy of reunion, however, recedes the next day when Yoko faces a request by a financial institution catering to hostesses to return the money which she borrowed when her father was involved in a traffic accident. Demanding her to work as a hostess to make the money, Makino (Shoki Fukae), the opera- tor of the institution, takes her away after roughing up Saburo.
Meanwhile, Saburo becomes friends with Gin-ichi (Jiro Okazaki), a pimp who has more than once cheated him and begins to search for Yoko with his help. Later, they begin to earn money by running a strip show in a garage where the star stripper is Ginichi's girl, Michiko (Keiko Aikawa).
But their business, hits a snag when Makino and his group interfere and Michiko has her hair cut off and is unable to appear on the stage.
Saburo, however, gains support of Makino's girl, Rumi (Masami Maki), and with money provided by her begins a money-lending busi- ness. There is a crisis again, however, as Michiko tells everything to Makino.
Saburo and Gin-ichi, are arrested on suspi- cion of violation of the Anti-Prostitution Law. Their money confiscated Saburo takes to the street again while Ginichi visits Makino's place to regain Yoko for himself. When Saburo returns with money, he finds Ginichi dead. A flame of anger flares up in his mind and ......

【Quoted from the database of Nikkatsu Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1971.14.2】

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