Cruel Story of Youth (1960)

Directed By – Nagisa Ôshima

Screenplay By – Nagisa Ôshima

Cinematography By – Takashi Kawamata

Starring Miyuki Kuwano & Yûsuke Kawazu

96 min.

Before watching Cruel Story of Youth (aka Naked Youth) my friend told me it was the Japanese version of Rebel Without a Cause. After viewing, it’s a darn good comparison but it’s clear that Cruel Story is a much bleaker film. A much bleaker film.

God Bless America

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