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Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)

Jingi naki tatakai (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 13 January 1973 (Japan)
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During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses.

Director:

Kinji Fukasaku

Writers:

Koichi Iiboshi (story), Kazuo Kasahara (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bunta Sugawara ... Shozo Hirono
Hiroki Matsukata Hiroki Matsukata ... Tetsuya Sakai
Kunie Tanaka ... Makihara Masakichi
Eiko Nakamura Eiko Nakamura ... Suzue Kunihiro
Tsunehiko Watase Tsunehiko Watase ... Toshio Arita
Gorô Ibuki ... Ueda
Nobuo Kaneko ... Yamamori
Toshie Kimura ... Mrs. Yamamori
Tamio Kawaji Tamio Kawaji ... Kanbara Seiichi
Mayumi Nagisa Mayumi Nagisa ... Akiko Shinjo
Asao Uchida Asao Uchida ... Okubo Kenichi
Shin'ichirô Mikami Shin'ichirô Mikami ... Shinkai Uichi
Hiroshi Nawa Hiroshi Nawa ... Doi
Shinji Takano Shinji Takano ... Kaneko Shoichi
Keiji Takamiya Keiji Takamiya ... Yamakata Shinichi
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During the violent chaos of post-War Japanese black market, a young gangster called Shozo Hirono has to keep up with the rapid shifts of power between unscrupulous bosses.

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

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In the first film, US military police show up on the scene in a jeep with "MILITALY POLICE" painted under the windshield. See more »

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Watch when your head is clear
27 January 2020 | by MovieGeneratorSee all my reviews

Even though the story is fluttering and I do not know what the degree of scenario perfection is, I can not stop focusing. It's a really great movie. Probably, the real yakuza struggle will be confused like this and kill each other without knowing what is happening. In terms of images, the color comes up having the density and taste from a large format film. Tarantino, who uses film for filming, confessed to the influence of this film. That is understandable. There are many characters, and introduce them so briefly, and the relationships are complicated and important. So those with poor memory persons will not be able to taste the whole movie. You should look twice. Anyway, if it gets caught between the group trying to take the territory and the group that is likely to be taken over, it means almost he has dead. Death approaches with just one answer. Yakuza must has excellent head. The chaotic situation of the yakuza world, complex relationships, and the battle that starts without thinking ... this is a very powerful movie that makes such a reality come to life.


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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 January 1973 (Japan) See more »

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