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Aru koroshiya no kagi (1967)



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Cast overview:
Raizô Ichikawa Raizô Ichikawa
Ichirô Nakatani
Kô Nishimura Kô Nishimura
Tomomi Satô Tomomi Satô
Isao Yamagata
Yoshio Kaneuchi Yoshio Kaneuchi
Asao Uchida Asao Uchida
Saburô Date Saburô Date
Koichi Ito Koichi Ito
Tomoo Uchida Tomoo Uchida
Kazue Tamachi Kazue Tamachi
Kazuo Moriuchi Kazuo Moriuchi
Yoshitaka Itô Yoshitaka Itô


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Release Date:

2 December 1967 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Killer's Key See more »

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Daiei Studios See more »
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ARU KOROSHI YA series. #2 of 2 films. See more »


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A Killers Key
11 June 2018 | by manfromplanetxSee all my reviews

A refined master teacher of traditional dance, Nitta ( Raizô Ichikawa) , is haunted by a tragic past, he masks a darker side to his personality. A highly skilled professional contract killer, Nitta possesses skills that have earned him a fearsome underworld reputation. When a political storm threatens to break the Ishino Clan makes contact with the cool hit man... A super stylish crime thriller from Director Kazuo Mori follows the excellent film Aru koroshi ya, from the same year, maverick director Yasuzô Masumura helped with script, any wonder this film is so good, Highly Recommended !!

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