Typhoon Club (Taifu kurabu)

  • Shinji Somai /
  • Japan /
  • 1985 /
  • 115 mins

Yuichi Mikami, Youki Kudoh, Tomokazu Miura / Fiction / Japanese

One of Somai’s masterpieces. As a typhoon approaches their small Tokyo suburb, a group of high-school students confront issues of sexuality, mortality and their place in the world. A riveting work with a rich and beguiling atmosphere, showing the director’s full dynamic range.

Print courtesy of The National Film Center of The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.

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