Girls of dark

Girls of dark

Image: (c) 1961 Toho Co., Ltd.


In collaboration with Emakumeen Etxea & Japan Foundation


19:00, Irene González López. Talk about Kinuyo Tanaka.

20:00, Girls of Dark (Onna bakari no yoru), Kinuyo Tanaka, Japan, 1961, 95'

In the late 1950’s prostitution was banned in Japan and if a woman was found exercising this profession they were sent to a reformatory. This is a story of one of these brave women, Kuniko, who is released from the reformatory and tries to build a new life.