About the film
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A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era
Release Date: July 14, 1957
|Production Companies||:||Nikkatsu Corporation|
|Producers||:||Takeshi Yamamoto, Hiroyoshi Hayashimoto|
|Writers||:||Shōhei Imamura, Hisashi Yamanouchi, Yūzō Kawashima|
Saheji, a man-about-town, gets stuck at a high-class brothel when he can’t pay the bill. He makes the best of his situation by performing various tasks amidst the tumult of the end of the shogunate—but always by making sure to get a “commission” for his troubles.