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Tokyo Girls

Directed by Penelope Buitenhuis
Canada, 2000 (documentary, 57 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Les nuits de Tokyo"
Tokyo Girls
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)
Video (National Film Board of Canada) [French]

Film Description:
"Tokyo Girls is a candid journey into the world of four young Canadian women who work as well-paid hostesses in exclusive Japanese nightclubs."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Penelope Buitenhuis
Produced by: Gillian Darling Kovanic, Graydon McCrea
Principal Cast: Fred Menemoto, Jay Lyn Green, Akinori Nagai, Maritama Carlson, Patrick Pon, Christine Taylor, Toshikazu Sugamori
Participants: Anne Allison, Hidemi Arasaki, Yayoi, Maria, Sara, Ichikyo San, Ryosuke Ikeda, Tomoko Kawabata, Niko, Peter MacIntosh, Wakita San, Mameyu San, Memeharu San
Cinematography: David Frazee
Film Editing: Bonni Devlin
Music: Doug Blackley, Dennis Burke
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
(sources)

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