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1965

Heitai yakuza

Hoodlum Soldier

兵隊やくざ

(c)KADOKAWA CORPORATION 1965

(c)KADOKAWA CORPORATION 1965

Release Date
March, 18th, 1965
Running Time
103 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Monochrome
Screening Format
-,HDCAM SR
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

DAIEI

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

DAIEI

[ Story ]

Two soldiers, stationed in Manchuria during the last years of World War II, become friends even though one is a pacifist intellectual and the other a brawling ruffian from the streets. Scenarist Kikushima, who has worked on a number of Kurosawa films, including "High and Low" and "Red Beard", has adapted the original story by Yorichika Arima, and Director Masumura ("Manji", "The Build-Up") has created the saga of these two wartime friends who shared their food, their woman, and eventually made a great escape.

【Quoted from the database of Kadokawa Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1965 8.3】

[ Contact (International) ]

KADOKAWA CORPORATION
International Sales

2-13-3 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8177
Rep: MATSUBARA Masaki (President)
Attn: FURUTSUKI Etsuko
tel: +81 50 1746 1220
E-mail: furutsuki-e@kadokawa.jp
http://www.kadokawa.co.jp

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