SALES

English Title:

THE MADNESS OF YOUTH

Original Title:

すべてが狂ってる

Year
1960
Duration
72 min.
Copyright
©1960 Nikkatsu
Color
Director
Seijun Suzuki
Cast
Tamio Kawachi Yoshiko Yatsu
Introduction

Seijun Suzuki depicts a high school couple as a figure of fierce iconoclasm, "The Madness of Youth" represents a Japanese era flooded with "La Nouvelle Vague" ideals. Tamio Kawachi and Ryoko Nazugori perform the roles of rebellious youth, representing a generation of unruly kids.

Story

Among his clique of amoral friends, Jiro Sugita (Tamio Kawachi), presented a certain aura of angst. He had lost his father to the war and was raised by his mother singlehandedly. Disgusted that his mother was receiving financial support from another man, he leaves home. Lost on the streets with empty pockets, he robs a couple.