Nikutai No Mon (1988)

Release Date - Apr 9, 1988 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 111 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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This drama is taken from the best-selling novel by Sojiro Tamura. Prostitutes in post-World War II occupied Japan peddle their flesh and save one-third of their money for a proposed dancehall to be named Paradise. The hookers live in a burned out house with an unexploded bomb, but they accept the precarious situation with typical resolve. Their lives are a symbolic metaphor between the old Japan and the nation that must emerge from the ashes of war.

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occupation [military], prostitute/prostitution