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Three Resurrected Drunkards (帰って来たヨッパライ, Kaette kita yopparai) is a Japanese movie directed by Nagisa Ōshima. It was based on the hit song "Kaette kita yopparai" by The Folk Crusaders, a folk and pop music group that also appeared in the film. [1] [2] It was released in March 1968. [3]

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Plot

Three young men go to the beach. Someone steals their clothes while they swim, and replaces them with ones that then leave the three mistaken for illegal aliens. In a commentary on the way Korean immigrants are treated in Japan, the three must then flee from the authorities, who are presented in a ridiculing light. [4]

Cast

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Home media

A digitally restored version of the film was released on DVD by The Criterion Collection as part of their Eclipse Series. [6]

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References

  1. Kehr, Dave (14 May 2010). "A Restless Rebel Trading in Sex and the Absurd". New York Times. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  2. "Katte kita yopparai" (in Japanese). National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, National Film Center.
  3. Three Resurrected Drunkards. Movies.film-cine.com. Retrieved 2014-09-30.
  4. Three Resurrected Drunkards.Nagisa Ōshima. Criterion.com. Retrieved 2014-09-30.
  5. Three Resurrected Drunkards. Imdb.com. Retrieved 2014.09.30.
  6. "Three Resurrected Drunkards". The Criterion Collection.