Tag Archives: japanese
Yuyake-gumo / Farewell to Dream (1956) Keisuke Kinoshita, Shinji Tanaka, Yûko Mochizuki, Takahiro Tamura, Drama
Shin shikôtei / The Great Wall (1962) Shigeo Tanaka, Shintarô Katsu, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ken Utsui, Adventure
Rengoku eroica / Heroic Purgatory (1970) Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada, Kaizo Kamoda, Naho Kimura, Drama, Fantasy
Yabure-daiko / Broken Drum (1949) Keisuke Kinoshita, Hiroshi Aoyama, Tsumasaburô Bandô, Chieko Higashiyama, Drama
Ôsaka no yado / An Inn at Osaka (1954) Heinosuke Gosho, Shûji Sano, Nobuko Otowa, Mitsuko Mito, Drama
Big Time Gambling Boss (1968) Kôsaku Yamashita, Sumiko Fuji, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin’ichirô Mikami, Action
The oyabun (yakuza capo) of the clan controlling gambling in the Tokyo district dies suddenly and his followers have to decide who will take his place. The mafiosos choose the honest and loyal Nakai, but he refuses the offer alleging that he’s not a direct disciple of the dead oyabun, and suggesting that they choose the next person in the line of succession, Matsuda, who’s currently doing time in prison.