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Ankokugai no kaoyaku (1959)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  15 January 1959 (Japan)
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Ryuta and Mineo Komatsu are brothers, both yakuza (gangsters). Mineo, although complicit in crime, even murder, wants out of the gangster life, hoping to become a successful singer instead.... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kôji Tsuruta ...
Ryuta Komatsu
Akira Takarada ...
Mineo Komatsu
Yumi Shirakawa ...
Junko
Keiko Yanagawa ...
Yoko
Mitsuko Kusabue ...
Rie
Seizaburô Kawazu
Yôsuke Natsuki ...
Kashimura's assistant
Mickey Curtis
Haruo Tanaka
Makoto Satô
Akihiko Hirata
Kuninori Kôdô
Noriko Honma
Michiyo Yokoyama
Sonomi Nakajima
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Ryuta and Mineo Komatsu are brothers, both yakuza (gangsters). Mineo, although complicit in crime, even murder, wants out of the gangster life, hoping to become a successful singer instead. Ryuta loves his brother, but Mineo's possible defection presents problems for the gang, and Ryuta realizes he must kill his brother if he wants to survive. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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15 January 1959 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Boss of the Underworld  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Fujicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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