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609 Ratings

Pale Flower

Kawaita hana

Directed by Masahiro Shinoda
Japan, 1964
Drama, Thriller, Crime


In this cool, seductive jewel of the Japanese New Wave, a yakuza, fresh out of prison, becomes entangled with a beautiful and enigmatic gambling addict; what at first seems a redemptive relationship ends up leading him further down the criminal path.

Pale Flower Directed by Masahiro Shinoda

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival


The New York Film Festival


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