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Darkness at Noon (1956)

Mahiru no ankoku (original title)
When an elderly couple is murdered, the police pick up the most likely suspect, a young loner. The authorities force a confession out of the suspect, who then insists that he had a pair of accomplices.

Director:

Tadashi Imai

Writers:

Shinobu Hashimoto (screenplay), Hiroshi Masaki (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kôjirô Kusanagi Kôjirô Kusanagi ... Seiji Uemura
Sachiko Hidari ... Kaneko Nagai
Taketoshi Naitô Taketoshi Naitô ... Lawyer Kondo
Chôko Iida ... Tsuna Uemura
Teruo Matsuyama Teruo Matsuyama ... Takeshi Kojima
Ichirô Sugai ... Lawyer Yamamoto
Yoshi Katô Yoshi Katô ... Oshima
Junkichi Orimoto Junkichi Orimoto ... Detective Sugita
Kyû Sazanka Kyû Sazanka ... Shiraki
Shinsuke Ashida Shinsuke Ashida ... Yoshii
Tanie Kitabayashi Tanie Kitabayashi ... Satoe Miyazaki
Sô Yamamura ... Yuji
Taiji Tonoyama ... Uhei Matsumura
Sen Yano Sen Yano ... Shokichi Aoki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ippei Souda Ippei Souda
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Storyline

When an elderly couple is murdered, the police pick up the most likely suspect, a young loner. The authorities force a confession out of the suspect, who then insists that he had a pair of accomplices.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

27 March 1956 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Darkness at Noon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Gendai Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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