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Anego (1988)

The widow of a murdered yakuza boss serves jail time for attacking the man she believes killed her husband. After her release, as she is shadowed by a hitman, she returns to thoughts of revenge.

Director:

Ryuichi Takamori (as Tatsuichi Takamori)

Writers:

Goro Fujita (novel), Sadao Nakajima (script)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hitomi Kuroki Hitomi Kuroki ... Ai Konno
Hiroki Matsukata Hiroki Matsukata ... Junichi Konno, Boss
Takeshi Kitano ... Shoji Sugimoto, Hitman (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Yoshiko Kayama ... Sumie Yoshimoto (as Miko Kayama)
Tatsuo Nadaka Tatsuo Nadaka ... Hiroshi Katakura
Renji Ishibashi ... Tsuyoshi Tanokura
Mari Shirato Mari Shirato ... Ayako
Tomoko Takabe Tomoko Takabe ... Kayo
Minori Terada Minori Terada ... Yasuhiko Furumizo
Katsuhiko Watabiki Katsuhiko Watabiki ... Masayuki Togawa
Chû Arai Chû Arai ... Yamana
Masaru Shiga Masaru Shiga ... Mihashi
Kanpei Hazama Kanpei Hazama ... Toyama
Ryûji Shinagawa Ryûji Shinagawa ... Tonomura
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Utae Shôji Utae Shôji ... Hiroshi's mother (as Utae Shoji)
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Storyline

A yakuza boss is killed by a rival, and his widow is sent to prison after trying to kill his murderer. Freed after several years, she goes on the warpath again, but now the rival boss has hired a nihilistic thug to protect himself. Written by Guy Mariner Tucker

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Plot Keywords:

yakuza | widow | based on novel | See All (3) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

9 November 1988 (Japan) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toei Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

First in a popular series of yakuza films centering on female characters, usually peripheral in this genre. See more »

Connections

References Junko intai kinen eiga: Kantô hizakura ikka (1972) See more »

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