Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia... Written by
Michael Brooke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A man never forgets. A man pays his debts.
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Did You Know?
The gambling game played by the Yakuza in the film is Tehonbiki. See more
The boom mic is clearly visible in one scene when Oliver Wheat grabs his cat while telling the story of Eiko to Dusty, the mic appears behind the table and is retracted as Wheat advances. See more
Ken is a tormented man. It is Eiko, of course, but it is also Japan. Ken is a relic, a leftover of another age, of another country.
Referenced in Making 'Taxi Driver'
Only the Wind
Japanese Lyrics Yû Aku
(as Aku Yu)
Composed by Dave Grusin See more