Koreyoshi Kurahara

I Am Waiting

I Am Waiting

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.

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Eclipse Series 17: Nikkatsu Noir

Eclipse 17: Nikkatsu Noir

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I Am Waiting
Cast
Yujiro Ishihara
Joji Shimaki
Mie Kitahara
Saeko
Isamu Kosugi
Uchiyama
Kenjiro Uemura
Police detective
Hideaki Nitani
Shibata (elder)
Ken Hatano
Shibata (younger)
Credits
Director
Koreyoshi Kurahara
Producer
Takiko Mizunoe
Screenplay
Shintaro Ishihara
Cinematography
Kurataro Takamura
Lighting
Mitsuo Onishi
Recording
Fumio Hashimoto
Art direction
Takashi Matsuyama
Editing
Akira Suzuki
Music
Masaru Sato
Theme song by
Yujiro Ishihara

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