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Cast

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Directed by
Kinji Fukasaku 
 
Writing credits
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Shinji Fujiwara  book
Fumio Kônami 
Hirô Matsuda 
Norio Osada 

Produced by
Akira Oda .... producer
Shigeru Wakita .... producer
 
Original Music by
Hajime Kaburagi 
 
Cinematography by
Keiji Maruyama 
 
Film Editing by
Keiichi Uraoka 
 
Production Design by
Osamu Miki 
 
Art Direction by
Kiminobu Satô 
 
Production Management
Junichi Mine .... executive in charge of production
Hiromi Munemoto .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yoshimi Yamada .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Yoshiharu Kawazoe .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Yukio Obi .... sound
Kimifumi Satô .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenzô Ishiwata .... gaffer
 
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David Geiger .... english subtitles by
 

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Also Known As:
"Kyôkatsu koso waga jinsei" - Japan (original title)
"Blackmail Is My Life" - USA (DVD title)
"Call Me Blackmail!" - USA
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90 min
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UK:15 (2008)

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Old isn't bad. New isn't better., 18 April 2004
Author: diablo007 from Canada

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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