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Story of a Prostitute

1965 Rated NR 1hr 36m

As a World War II "comfort woman," Harumi (Yumiko Nogawa) must sexually service hundreds of lonely soldiers, whether she likes them or not. But when she turns to a good-hearted army attendant (Tamio Kawachi) to thwart the attentions of his cruel commanding officer (Isao Tamagawa), she ends up falling in love -- and putting her paramour at odds with his duties. Seijun Suzuki directs this tragic Japanese drama based on a novel by Taijiro Tamura.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; director's commentary.