Story Of A Prostitute (Seijun Suzuki, Japan 1965)

Story Of A Prostitute

At the end of the movie, a Chinese woman says that the Japanese are always in a hurry to die. But dying is not difficult, it’s for the cowards. It’s living that is difficult.

Cast: Tamio Kawaji, Yumiko Nogawa, Isao Tamagawa
Director: Seijun Suzuki
Writers: Hajime Takaiwa, Taijirô Tamura (story)
Music: Naozumi Yamamoto
Cinematography: Kazue Nagatsuka
Editing: Akira Suzuki

Divines (Houda Benyamina, France 2016)

Divines

In a Parisian ‘hot’ suburb, drug distribution, blackmail, and violence are controlled by women. Strong performances.

Cast: Oulaya Amamra, Déborah Lukumuena, Kevin Mischel
Director: Houda Benyamina
Writer: Houda Benyamina
Music: Demusmaker
Cinematography: Julien Poupard
Editing: Loïc Lallemand , Vincent Tricon