In 1950s Tokyo, the authorities have decreed that the city's brothels are to be closed down. Tatsumi Kumashiro's 'romantic porno' chronicles the activities of the prostitutes in one such establishment, on the day before the law comes into effect.
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This slice of powerful eastern erotica takes place over one day in a house of pleasure in 1950s Tokyo on the eve of a new law which will ban prostitution. With an observant and perceptive eye, director Kumashiro depists the sometimes sad, sometimes funny but always highly engaging lives of the girls who work on this 'street of joy'.