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A Fugitive from the Past (1965)

Kiga kaikyô (original title)
Three thieves escape from a heist, one of them killing the other two. He is sheltered by a prostitute and sought after by the police, but only after ten years his true motivation unravels.

Director:

Tomu Uchida

Writers:

Naoyuki Suzuki (screenplay), Tsutomu Minakami (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rentarô Mikuni Rentarô Mikuni ... Takichi Inukai aka Kyôichirô Tarumi
Sachiko Hidari ... Yae Sugito
Kôji Mitsui ... Motojima
Yoshi Katô Yoshi Katô ... Yae's Father
Sadako Sawamura Sadako Sawamura ... Motojima's Wife
Susumu Fujita Susumu Fujita ... Police Chief
Akiko Kazami Akiko Kazami ... Toshiko
Seiichirô Kameishi Seiichirô Kameishi
Shûsuke Sone Shûsuke Sone ... Owner of Asahi Spa
Mitsuo Andô Mitsuo Andô ... Chûkichi Kijima
Rin'ichi Yamamoto Rin'ichi Yamamoto ... Priest
Shôken Sawa Shôken Sawa
Tadashi Suganuma Tadashi Suganuma ... Detective Satô
Sachi Shindô Sachi Shindô ... Yumisaka's Wife
Yuriko Anjô Yuriko Anjô ... Tokiko Katsuragi
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Three thieves escape from a heist, one of them killing the other two. He is sheltered by a prostitute and sought after by the police, but only after ten years his true motivation unravels.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 January 1965 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fugitive from the Past See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toei Company, Toei Tokyo See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.66 : 1
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Three hours and this is all you get?
16 June 2019 | by mformoviesandmoreSee all my reviews

I agree with the other reviewer who noted that this is a tedious movie.

Perhaps this was something special in japan of the early sixties. That was a time before Japan had come to dominate the automobile inustry and was still mucking around with little bux boxes.

This would be a matching movie for a country in an undeveloped state.

The story is procedural and the acting poor - to western eyes. What on earth reason that group had to all be together on a ferry is laughable.

High And Low - great movie, even today Harakiri - great movie, even today

This? Not so.


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