Taifû kurabu (1985) AKA Typhoon Club


The setting is a ”new” Tokyo suburb. The school is clean, well run, and the movie takes place in the five-day period before, during and after a ferocious, seemingly liberating typhoon, which five of the students endure while marooned in the school’s gymnasium. 

Director: Shinji Sômai.
Stars: Yuichi Mikami, Youki Kudoh, Tomokazu Miura, Shigeru Benibayashi, Saburô Date, Tomiko Ishii, Minori Terada, Kaori Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Matsunaga, Yuka Ohnishi, Toshinori Omi, Makoto Satô. AKA Typhoon Club


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  1. JW
    May 13, 2019

    Great work, Jon! Another gem!

  2. September 6, 2019

    Wow such a great unknown movie

  3. Reimondo
    December 15, 2019

    I remember watching this in the mid 90’s and liking it, and I think I liked it a bit more this time round, its a lot darker than I remember, but still well worth a look.
    Cheers Jon

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