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The Miracle of Umitsubame Joe (1984)

Umitsubame Jyo no kiseki (original title)
In Okinawa, a Japanese-Filipino gangster named Joe kills an Okinawan mobster. Joe temporarily escapes the pursuing mob by fleeing to the Philippines, hoping to find there safety and perhaps... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Saburô Tokitô ...
Umitsubame Joe
Miwako Fujitani ...
Yoko Tamagi
Kentarô Shimizu ...
Sawai
Midori Satsuki ...
Michi
...
Yonamine
...
Fisherman
Sen Hara ...
Grandma in Yonakuni Island
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toshiya Ito ...
Shimabukuro's brother
Yoshi Katô ...
Kamechiyo
Taketoshi Naitô ...
Nagayuki Shimabukuro
Utae Shôji ...
(as Utae Shoji)
Mizuho Suzuki ...
Writer Sawai
Kunie Tanaka ...
Dosegashira
Imari Tsuji ...
Uta, Joe's mother
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In Okinawa, a Japanese-Filipino gangster named Joe kills an Okinawan mobster. Joe temporarily escapes the pursuing mob by fleeing to the Philippines, hoping to find there safety and perhaps to link up with his father. He meets Yoko, a saloon girl, who looks after him, but soon Joe's enemies show up, determined to make Joe pay. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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16 November 1984 (USA)  »

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