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Blackmail Is My Business (1968)
"Kyôkatsu koso waga jinsei" (original title)

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Hiroki Matsukata ...
Muraki
Tomomi Satô ...
Otoki
Shinjirô Ehara
Yûsuke Kawazu
Bin Amatsu
Ryôhei Uchida
Hideo Murota ...
Seki
Akira Jo ...
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Eriko Sono
Kenjirô Ishiyama
Torahiko Hamada
Yôko Mihara
Keiji Takamiya
Shirô Amakusa
Sakae Umezu
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Old isn't bad. New isn't better.
18 April 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A fun movie. Discovering films like this is a constant source of knowledge for me. Knowledge that cinema, today, creeps forward rather than bounds ahead, as we insist on believeing. Just when you think that some director's style is an innovation you realize it's either a rip-off of, or is derived from, a school that is older and off the beaten track. Rather than criticize old movies for "reminding" us of new movies, it's better to see these movies in a historical context. And then we might finally get over our big old selves and see modern cinema in a more accurate perspective.


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