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Yakuza Law (1969)

Yakuza keibatsu-shi: Rinchi! (original title)
A story of yakuza lynching during the Edo, Taisho, and Showa periods.

Director:

Teruo Ishii

Writer:

Teruo Ishii
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryûtarô Ôtomo Ryûtarô Ôtomo
Bunta Sugawara
Minoru Ôki
Hiroshi Miyauchi Hiroshi Miyauchi
Teruo Yoshida Teruo Yoshida
Renji Ishibashi
Keiko Fujita Keiko Fujita
Yukie Kagawa Yukie Kagawa
Hisaya Itô Hisaya Itô
Ichirô Sugai
Yoshiko Fujita Yoshiko Fujita
Noriko Kuroda Noriko Kuroda
Masumi Tachibana Masumi Tachibana
Yôko Koyama Yôko Koyama
Shinichi Hayashi Shinichi Hayashi
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A story of yakuza lynching during the Edo, Taisho, and Showa periods.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

27 June 1969 (Japan) See more »

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Toei Company See more »
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Mono

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Gory tales of death and dishonour in the Yakuza.
18 May 2007 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

In the violent world of the Yakuza, if you break the rules then you must pay the price. Since this usually involves the removal of a body part with a sharp knife or sword, or even a hideous death, members of these bloodthirsty Japanese crime families had better think twice before screwing over their pals.

Spanning several centuries, starting in feudal japan and ending in the present day (ie. the late 1960s), Yakuza's Law:Lynching consists of three stories all dealing with betrayal and punishment within the Yakuza system. These tales are rather mundane in nature but are lifted by some wonderfully gruesome acts of brutality.

In the first two segments, fingers are removed, eyeballs and tongues are cut out, and sword slashes result in fountains of blood. In the last segment, the modern day Yakuza get creative, dragging victims along by helicopter, encasing them in cement, and crushing them in car compactors.

I consider the jazz-scored groovy last section to be the best of the stories, since it also has a rather sleazy feel to it, with sexy babes also involved in the nasty goings on. On the whole, I certainly wouldn't class this movie as essential viewing, but it should be of interest to fans of Japanese cinema, crime films, and, of course, gory exploitation flicks.


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