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
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100 years ago they were called Samurai.
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This script sold for $300,000 which was the highest amount ever paid for a script at the time. 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
Everywhere I look, I can't recognize a thing.
It's still there. Farmers in the countryside may watch TV from their tatami mats and you can't see Fuji through the smog, but don't let it fool you. It's still Japan and the Japanese are still Japanese.
Referenced in Tales from the Script
Only the Wind
Japanese Lyrics Yû Aku
(as Aku Yu)
Composed by Dave Grusin See more