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Yasei no shômei (1978)

A Japanese Warrior leaves the secretive battalion he is apart of. As a skilled soldier, he confronts evil and serves his people.

Director:

Jun'ya Satô

Writers:

Seiichi Morimura (novel), Kôji Takada
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ken Takakura ... Takeshi Ajisawa
Ryôko Nakano Ryôko Nakano ... Tomoko Ochi / Misako
Hiroko Yakushimaru Hiroko Yakushimaru ... Yoriko Nagai
Rentarô Mikuni Rentarô Mikuni ... Kazunari Ohba
Isao Natsuyagi ... Detective Kitano
Takahiro Tamura ... Urakawa, pressman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Anderson ... US Green Beret Officer
Shinsuke Ashida Shinsuke Ashida ... Sakamoto, head of the Defense Agency
Kai Atô Kai Atô
Moeko Ezawa Moeko Ezawa ... Hiromi, Bar hostess
Hajime Hana Hajime Hana ... Lieutenant Muranaga
Tatsuo Ito Tatsuo Ito
Nobuo Kaneko Nobuo Kaneko ... Head of Mizoguchi City
Tanie Kitabayashi Tanie Kitabayashi ... Kiyo Matsushita
Hiroshi Kondô Hiroshi Kondô
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A Japanese Warrior leaves the secretive battalion he is apart of. As a skilled soldier, he confronts evil and serves his people.

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yakuza | based on novel | See All (2) »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 October 1978 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Falsa Acusação See more »

Filming Locations:

Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Great Action Film with Emotion
3 May 2003 | by ay9aSee all my reviews

A great action film with a human drama, featuring Ken Takakura of "Black Rain". A story about a soldier in a secret army division who escapes, and on the way, finds humanity. A sort of modern day samurai story. Stoicism and lyricism abound. I consider it as one of the best Japanese action films. In Japan, the movie was a big hit when it was released, but I have been unable to find a video in USA with English subtitle.


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