JITSUROKU RENGO SEKIGUN - ASAMA SANSO ENO MICHI

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JITSUROKU RENGO SEKIGUN - ASAMA SANSO ENO MICHI

UNITED RED ARMY

Wakamatsu Koji
J, 2007
Fiction, 210min, OmdU

JITSUROKU RENGO SEKIGUN - ASAMA SANSO ENO MICHI

Wakamatsu Koji
J, 2007
Fiction, 210min, OmdU

Cast: 
Sakai Maki
Toyama Mieko
Arata
Sakaguchi Hiroshi
Namiki Akie
Nagata Hiroko
Jibiki Go
Mori Tsuneo
Onishi Shima
Bando Kunio
Uda Takaki
Yoshino Masakuni
Screenplay: 
Wakamatsu Koji
Kakegawa Masayuki
Otomo Asako
Sound: 
Kubota Yukio
Camera: 
Tsuji Tomohiko
Toda Yoshihisa
Editor: 
Wakamatsu Koji
Composer: 
Jim O'Rourke
Decoration: 
Ito Gen

Production: 
Wakamatsu Production 5-12-17, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151-0051, Japan T 3 3341 7328 otomo@yugakusha.co.jp
World Sales: 
Wakamatsu Production 5-12-17, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 151-0051, Japan T 3 3341 7328 otomo@yugakusha.co.jp
Format: 
35 mm
Color

The American occupying force brought their democracy to Japan, encouraging freedom of speech. But when America committed its new allies to the Cold War, it could not rid itself of the spirits that it called. The universities in particular transformed into hotbeds of resistance. Japanese students opposed the state and were relentlessly persecuted. At the end of February 1972 the nation was rocked by a 10-day siege of the Asama skiing lodge, an event exploited in all the media, during which two policemen died. But the first victims of the militant students were not representatives of state power, but their own comrades: Before it even came to combat with the police, fourteen young people had fallen victim to the fanaticism of the «United Red Army.»