A Taxing woman

Japan, 1987

Film
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Evading taxes is a popular pastime in “The Land of the Rising Yen”, especially among the predatory real estate tycoons who, in collusion with politicians, gangsters and large “straight” business combines, have made Japan’s land prices the highest in the world. To combat this pandemic “lawlessness” there is a national tax police, who, with their almost storm trooper tactics, make America’s much maligned IRS inspectors seem almost helpful. In Japanese with English subtitles.

Credits

co-producer

Yasushi Tamaoki

Seigo Hosogoe

director
Duration

02:07:00:00

Production places
Japan
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324065

Language

Japanese

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Foreign language films

Comedy

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Police films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Japan

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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