Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets
|Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets|
|Directed by||Shūji Terayama|
|Produced by||Eiko Kujō
|Written by||Shūji Terayama|
|Music by||Ichirō Araki
J. A. Seazer
|Edited by||Keiichi Uraoka|
|Art Theatre Guild
Jinriki Hikōki Sha
|Distributed by||Art Theatre Guild|
|Running time||137 minutes|
Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (書を捨てよ町へ出よう Sho o Suteyo Machi e Deyō) is a 1971 Japanese feature-length experimental drama film directed by Shūji Terayama. A metaphor for Japan's descent into materialism, it follows a young man's disillusionment with the world around him and his determination to achieve something in life while his family members are content with their poor social and economic standing. It was Terayama's first feature-length film.
- Ridgely, Steven C. (2011). Japanese Counterculture: The Antiestablishment Art of Terayama Shuji. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. p. 111. ISBN 0816667535.
- Fowler, Glenn (14 May 1983). "Shuji Terayama, Japanese Playwright, Dies". New York Times. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
- "Nihon eiga besuto ten". Kinema Junpo (1385). 5 February 1972.
- Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets at the Internet Movie Database
- Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets at AllMovie
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