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Hoodlum Soldier (1965)

Heitai yakuza (original title)
A young intellectual conscientious objector is forced to serve with the Japanese army in Manchuria. He joins with a dim-witted former gangster in an effort to desert by stealing a train.

Director:

Yasuzô Masumura

Writers:

Yoriyoshi Arima (story), Ryûzô Kikushima (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shintarô Katsu ... Kisaburo Omiya
Takahiro Tamura ... Arita
Mikio Narita ... MP
Eiko Taki ... Midori
Keiko Awaji ... Otomaru
Yumiko Nogawa Yumiko Nogawa
Toshiyuki Hosokawa
Tôru Abe Tôru Abe
Hosei Komatsu Hosei Komatsu
Michio Minami Michio Minami
Tarô Marui Tarô Marui
Kayo Mikimoto
Yoshio Inaba Yoshio Inaba
Manabu Morita
Yutaka Nakamura
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A young intellectual conscientious objector is forced to serve with the Japanese army in Manchuria. He joins with a dim-witted former gangster in an effort to desert by stealing a train.

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HEITAI YAKUZA series. #1 of 9 films. See more »

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Followed by Hoodlum Soldier on the Attack (1967) See more »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 March 1965 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Hoodlum Soldier See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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