About the film
Heat Wave Island
Release Date: October 29, 1969
|Production Companies||:||Kindai Eiga Kyokai|
|Producers||:||Hisao Itoya, Setsuo Noto, Kazuo Kuwahara|
Otowa is a former Seto Inland Sea island farmer who has moved to the mainland in order to find work, but instead ends up dead. The film begins with the discovery of her corpse, which leads to an investigation that uncovers the narcotics, prostitution, and murder in which many poor farmers had found themselves trapped after World War II.