|Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets|
|Directed by||Shūji Terayama|
|Written by||Shūji Terayama|
|Produced by||Eiko Kujō|
|Edited by||Keiichi Uraoka|
|Music by||Ichirō Araki|
J. A. Seazer
Art Theatre Guild
Jinriki Hikōki Sha
|Distributed by||Art Theatre Guild|
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The film won the grand prize at the San Remo Film Festival,and was voted the ninth best Japanese film of 1971 in the Kinema Junpo poll of film critics.
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