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Take Aim at the Police Van

Seijun Suzuki

 
  • Japan
  • 1960
  • 84 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 2.45:1
  • Japanese
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At the beginning of Seijun Suzuki’s taut and twisty whodunit, a prison truck is attacked and a convict inside murdered. The penitentiary guard on duty, Daijiro (Michitaro Mizushima), is accused of negligence and suspended, only to take it upon himself to track down the killers.

Cast

Daijiro TamonMichitaro Mizushima
Tsunako AndoMari Shiraki
Yuko HamashimaMisako Watanabe
Jube HamashimaShinsuke Ashida
Goro KashimaShoichi Ozawa
KujiRyohei Uchida
AkahoriToru Abe
Captain TakamuraTatsuo Matsushita
OtaSaburo Hiromatsu
OsenReiko Arai
House wifeToyo Fukuda
Merchant's wifeKotoe Hatsui
YuhataHiroshi Osa

Credits

DirectorSeijun Suzuki
ProducerRyoji Motegi
Based on a story byKazuo Shimada
ScreenplayShinichi Sekizawa
CinematographyShigeyoshi Mine
LightingShinnosuke Ando
RecordingSaburo Takahashi
Production directionBugen Sakaguchi
EditingAkira Suzuki
MusicKoichi Kawabe

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