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Okinawa Yakuza sensô (1976)

Set in Okinawa 1971, one year before the return of power to the mainland, this film highlights the bloody battle of Okinawa Yakuza gangsters versus mainland system.

Director:

Sadao Nakajima

Writers:

Fumio Kônami (screenplay), Kôji Takada (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Hiroki Matsukata Hiroki Matsukata ... Hideo Nakazato
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Seigou Kunigami (as Sonny Chiba)
Mikio Narita Mikio Narita ... Onaga
Tatsuo Umemiya Tatsuo Umemiya ... Kaizu
Tsunehiko Watase Tsunehiko Watase ... Hiroshi Kategaru
Hideo Murota Hideo Murota ... Gushikawa
Isao Bitô Isao Bitô ... Jiro
Takeo Chii Takeo Chii ... Ishikawa
Yoshihiro Igarashi Yoshihiro Igarashi
Shizumi Shindo Shizumi Shindo
Isao Ôdo Isao Ôdo
Masaru Shiga Masaru Shiga
Harumi Sone Harumi Sone ... Asahikawa
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Set in Okinawa 1971, one year before the return of power to the mainland, this film highlights the bloody battle of Okinawa Yakuza gangsters versus mainland system.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Okinawa Yakuza War See more »

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Toei Company See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Brutal but powerful Japanese crime stuff
18 December 2016 | by GUENOT PHILIPPESee all my reviews

As another Japanese crime film directed by Kinji Fukasaku: BAKUTO GAJIN BUTAI, this gangster story takes place in Okinawa, where a gang war occurs between local hoods and the mainland mob. This is a typical seventies Japanese movie, with color and music score. Some unbearable torture and killing sequences, such as this one of a man whose genitals are torn with a knife, or this scene of a guy whom a car crushes his legs. Awful, sadistic moments, even for a crime movie buff like me. I like the main lead actor, the boss character, I don't know him; you have here nor Tsuruta Koji, Bunta Sugawara, Tetsua Watari, Takakura Ken or Noburu Ando. Anyway, for those who like Yakuza stuff, hard boiled movies from Japan, you will like this one.


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