Keisuke Kinoshita

Jubilation Street

Jubilation Street

As World War II escalates, the tight-knit inhabitants of a street in Tokyo must relocate from their homes so the government can use the space. Kinoshita’s sensitive film—beautifully and resourcefully shot—traces the fears and desires of the evacuees.

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Collector's Set

Eclipse Series 41: Kinoshita and World War II

Kinoshita and World War II

DVD Box Set

5 Discs

$55.96

Jubilation Street
Cast
Ken Uehara
Shingo Furukawa
Mitsuko Mito
Takako
Chiyo Nobu
Kiyo, Shingo’s mother
Eijiro Tono
Shingo’s father
Makoto Kobori
Bathhouse owner
Choko Iida
Wife of bathhouse owner
Credits
Director
Keisuke Kinoshita
Script by
Kaoro Morimoto
Cinematography
Hiroshi Kusuda

From The Current

Eclipse Series 41: Kinoshita and World War II
Eclipse Series 41: Kinoshita and World War II

The prolific and popular Keisuke Kinoshita made his fascinating first movies at a time of great difficulty and censorship, yet their spirit and brilliance shine through.

By Michael Koresky

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