1970 film by Yoshishige Yoshida

Heroic Purgatory

Release date 1970
Released47 years (approx) ago
Heroic Purgatory
Heroic Purgatory
Mariko Okada. Detail from movie poster for 1955 Japanese movie Floating Clouds (浮雲, Ukigumo).

About Heroic Purgatory

Heroic Purgatory (煉獄エロイカ, Rengoku eroica) is a Japanese black-and-white arthouse film released in 1970. It was directed by Yoshishige Yoshida and written by Masahiro Yamada. It's the second film in Yoshida's trilogy of Japanese radicalism, preceded by Eros + Massacre (1969) and followed by Coup d'Etat (1973).

Cast and crew

The following people were involved in the making of Heroic Purgatory: