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A Billionaire

Okuman choja

Directed by Kon Ichikawa
Japan, 1954


The darkest of Ichikawa’s satires. In the deadpan way it delivers a steady stream of jokes about civic corruption, prostitution, tax evasion, the atomic bomb, and mass suicide, A Billionaire is unadulterated audacity.

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A Billionaire Directed by Kon Ichikawa