• Japan
  • 1957
  • 91 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 1.33:1
  • Japanese
  •  

In Koreyoshi Kurahara’s directorial debut, rebel matinee idol Yujiro Ishihara (fresh off the sensational Crazed Fruit) stars as a restaurant manager and former boxer who saves a beautiful, suicidal club hostess (Mie Kitahara) trying to escape the clutches of her gangster employer. Featuring expressionist lighting and bold camera work, this was one of Nikkatsu’s early successes.

Cast

Joji ShimakiYujiro Ishihara
SaekoMie Kitahara
UchiyamaIsamu Kosugi
Police detectiveKenjiro Uemura
Shibata (elder)Hideaki Nitani
Shibata (younger)Ken Hatano

Credits

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