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Yomigaeru kinrô (1979)

Yusaka Matsuda stars as a seemingly run-of-the-mill corporate salary man who leads a double life as a vicious criminal by night. In a delicious scheme of payback, he seeks to dominate the ... See full summary »

Director:

Tôru Murakawa (as Tooru Murakawa)

Writers:

Hideichi Nagahara (screenplay), Haruhiko Ôyabu (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûsaku Matsuda ... Tetsuya Asakura (as Yuusaku Matsuda)
Jun Fubuki Jun Fubuki ... Kyoko Nagai
Kei Satô Kei Satô ... Shimizu
Mikio Narita Mikio Narita ... Koizumi
Asao Koike Asao Koike ... Kaneko
Kôjirô Kusanagi Kôjirô Kusanagi ... Takeshima
Genji Kawai Genji Kawai ... Hidehara
Daiki Katô Daiki Katô ... Tomita
Kôichi Iwaki Kôichi Iwaki ... Yuzawa
Ken'ichi Katô Ken'ichi Katô ... Ishida
Kimie Shingyôji Kimie Shingyôji ... Eriko Shimizu
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Mitsuhiko Sakurai (as Sonny Chiba)
Tôru Abe Tôru Abe ... Mitsuaki Suzumoto
Kenji Shiiya Kenji Shiiya ... Kurihara
Eimei Esumi Eimei Esumi ... Fuyuki
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Storyline

Yusaka Matsuda stars as a seemingly run-of-the-mill corporate salary man who leads a double life as a vicious criminal by night. In a delicious scheme of payback, he seeks to dominate the corporation that employs him by day with no reservations about the violent and dastardly actions he must undertake in order to achieve his goal. (Source: back of the DVD cover) Written by Robert Carey

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 August 1979 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Resurrection of the Golden Wolf See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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How bad can a man be?
18 November 2005 | by UncleBobMartinSee all my reviews

I don't know what that other guy's problem with Jun Fubuki is, she's over 50 now but still pretty cute. Unless you live in Japan, where she does a lot of TV, you probably don't know what she looks like now, anyway. Back when this film was made she was hot, as were all the other women in this film. Especially the black go-go chick! Anyway, this movie isn't about eyeballing the ladies, though that's no chore. It's about hating your life because you have some soulless job that your whole life is centered around, and it's about one guy who decides he will break out of that box -- no matter how rotten evil he has to be to make that happen! How Asakura got to be so good with weapons and street-wise with his wheeling and dealing isn't gone into much, we just know he's trained as a boxer. But that won't bother you because you'll just be wondering where he gets the nerve to be so bad! You might also wonder, as I did, whether he'll have a redeeming moment at the end...

Some may find the pace a little slow, but even when the story fails to develop in spots, Asakura keeps saying and doing nasty things. Favorite lines of dialog (early in the film, so not a spoiler): "Do you have a family?" "Yes! Yes! Please don't kill me!" "They'll be happier when you're dead." bang.

Enjoy!


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