The Warped Ones

Like some of the juvenile delinquency movies Hollywood cranked out in the 50s, this jittery black-and-white drama from Japan's Nikkatsu studio actually celebrates the values it's supposed to be condemning. A young hell-raiser (Tamio Kawachi) spends his days picking pockets and his nights getting crazy at the local bebop bar; after he kidnaps and rapes a beautiful artist (Noriko Matsumoto), she finds herself both pregnant with his child and drawn to his lower-class anarchy. Eventually the movie's kineticism becomes a value statement in itself—if you're looking for some action, you've come to the right place. Koreyoshi Kurahara directed this 1960 feature. In Japanese with subtitles. 75 min.

Show Times

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for The Warped Ones

Add a review

Rating

Select a star to rate.