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Filmed as a traditional Japanese play, a yakuza boss is released from prison, but finds his gang usurped by a shady politician. With the help of his former cell mate he decides to assassinate the politician with an explosive pen.

Director:

Kihachi Okamoto

Writers:

Kihachi Okamoto (screenplay), Cornell Woolrich (story)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûnosuke Itô Yûnosuke Itô ... Daisaku Oona
Fubuki Koshiji Fubuki Koshiji ... Umeko, Daisaku's wife
Ichirô Nakatani ... Yasaburo Yatou
Hideo Sunazuka Hideo Sunazuka ... Taro Tanoue
Noriko Shigeyama Noriko Shigeyama
Akemi Kita Akemi Kita ... Kasumi
Ikio Sawamura Ikio Sawamura ... Takezo Shiino aka Shiitake
Ichirô Arishima Ichirô Arishima ... Bank Manager
Hideyo Amamoto ... Tetsu
Hiroko Sakurai
Tadashi Takahashi Tadashi Takahashi
Kan Hayashi Kan Hayashi
Noriko Honma Noriko Honma ... Matsuko - Shiitake's wife
Masaya Nihei Masaya Nihei ... Tatsumi
Kazuo Suzuki Kazuo Suzuki
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Filmed as a traditional Japanese play, a yakuza boss is released from prison, but finds his gang usurped by a shady politician. With the help of his former cell mate he decides to assassinate the politician with an explosive pen.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 April 1964 (Japan) See more »

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Toho Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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