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Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)

Bara no sôretsu (original title)
The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pîtâ ...
Eddie
Osamu Ogasawara ...
Leda
Yoshimi Jô ...
Jimi
Koichi Nakamura ...
Juju
Flamenco Umeji ...
Greco
Saako Oota ...
Mari
Tarô Manji ...
Nora
Toyosaburo Uchiyama ...
Guevara
Mikio Shibayama ...
Philosopher
Wataru Hikonagi ...
Sabu
Fuchisumi Gomi ...
Piro
Chieko Kobayashi ...
Okei
Yô Satô ...
Radon
Keiichi Takenaga ...
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Mamoru Hirata
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The trials and tribulations of Eddie and other transvestites in Japan.

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Funeral Parade of Roses  »

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Trivia

One short but prominent scene in the film takes place in an alley, with the characters standing in front of five Japanese posters for Pier Paolo Pasolini's "Oedipus Rex." Given the plot of the film, this eventually comes to constitute a significant allusion. See more »

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Referenced in A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Orphée aux enfers
Composed by Jacques Offenbach
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clean? :-) fun
14 October 2003 | by (Vienna) – See all my reviews

If you really are looking for a good time in a movie theatre - watch this movie ! It has been said that some of Kubrick's visual and sonic ideas for "Clockwork Orange" were inspired by this movie; after having seen it, i'm more than convinced that this is true.

This movie offers a lot of cinematic ideas and it uses surprising ways to make a point within a story.

What is the reason that films with a spirit and mood like that have vanished from the screen ? Have the politics in the movie industry really become so strict ? This movie watched nowadays has (but maybe had always) a subversive feel to it, why is that ?

It definitely offers something different and therefore would be very welcome in movie theatres and videostores around the world to free us from all the uninspired formula movies.


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