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The Chrysanthemum and the Guillotine
The Chrysanthemum and the Guillotine
A MUBI Release
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THE CHRYSANTHEMUM AND THE GUILLOTINE

菊とギロチン | Kiku to Guillotine Onna Zumô to Anarchism

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Directed by Takahisa Zeze
Japan, 2018
Drama, History

Synopsis

In wake of the social unrest caused by the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, two female sumo athletes, Kiku and Tokachi, and an anarchist group called the Guillotine Society, spark an unlikely connection.

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Synopsis

In wake of the social unrest caused by the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake, two female sumo athletes, Kiku and Tokachi, and an anarchist group called the Guillotine Society, spark an unlikely connection.

Trailer