Hishu monogatari (1977) AKA A Tale of Sorrow and Sadness

3.9
(15)

Nearly a decade after being fired by Nikkatsu Studios, Suzuki returned to the director’s chair with this titillating tale of a model who is groomed to become a professional golfer as a publicity stunt. When she turns out to be good at the sport, her success leads a deranged fan to hatch a blackmail scheme.

Director: Seijun Suzuki. AKA 悲愁物語 / A Tale of Sorrow and Sadness.
Writers: Ikki Kajiwara (story), Atsushi Yamatoya (screenplay).
Stars: Kyôko Enami, Yoshio Harada, Masumi Okada, Shûji Sano, Yoko Shiraki, Jô Shishido.

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One Comment

  1. Jonathan Shapiro
    February 24, 2022
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    Oooh. This and Kagero-Za are probably my two favourite Suzuki films. This is just an astonishing work. The cat crash sequence is maybe the best to ever be staged in a motion picture.

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