The Sun's Burial (Taiyo no hakaba) (Tomb of the Sun)
The Sun's Burial (Taiyo no hakaba) (Tomb of the Sun) (1960)

The epidemic of juvenile delinquency in the mean streets of a Tokyo slum is depicted in this sordid story of sex and violence. The group is dwindled by suicide, murder, gang warfare and accidents as they engage in arson and gunplay. Plagued… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 9, 1960
DVD Release Date: July 13, 1994
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Dennis Schwartz
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Oshima offers an unsettling portrait of an amoral and ruined postwar Japan.

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Fernando F. Croce

The sun is the crimson one in the imperial flag, given a scalding funeral in Nagisa Oshima's implacable view of postwar scavenging

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Eric Broome
"The Sun's Burial" is a difficult film to like. Its locations are squalid. The actors need a shower, and are sweaty almost to the point of… More