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Kantsubaki

Synopsis

[[Performer~P90783~Yasuo Furuhata~yasuofuruhata]] directs this romantic yakuza flick based on a book by popular romance novelist Tomiko Miyao. Set in 1932, the film centers on Botan (Yoko Minamino), a geisha who was forced into the business at a young age by her dissipated father. Her pimp is the gruff but kindly Tomita ([[Performer~P52771~Toshiyuki Nishida~toshiyukinishida]]), who has a passion for his flesh-peddling position. Amid the abuse heaped upon the pure-hearted Botan by reptilian mobsters and...more

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