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Umi o wataru hatoba no kaze

Volcano Wind


Release Date
May, 28th, 1960
Running Time
78 min
Screening Format
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)

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[ Story ]

When a plane crashes near Kagoshima, mystery surrounds the incident when it is found that the remains of the pilot Mitsuhiko are not among the wreckage, nor the sum of fifty million yen which was on board, and the authorities believe that the pilot must be implicated in the theft of the money.
When Naoko, Mitsuhiko's fiancee, who believes in his innocence goes to Kagoshima with her father who has business there, she is attacked by a ruffian named Goro but rescued by Mitsuhiko's brother, Koji, a ne'er-do-well who also has his suspicions about the plane crash, and is convinced of the innocence of his bother.
Both are suspicious about the cabaret Emerald which has suddenly become prosperous, and Koji learns that Matsukawa, the manager plans to take possession of a ship. Goro, the ruffian is searching for the missing money, while in the basement of the cabaret, Mitsuhiko, now a drug addict is wirelessing a message dictated by Matsukawa about an operation off Oku Island, while Daisaku, Naoko's father, the boss of a drug ring stands by. While the Tsukagoshi gang is taking possession of the ship, Koji and Goro steal into the cabaret, but when they unlock the safe in which they expect to find the missing money a bomb inside explodes. As the ship which has been possessed by the ring is about to leave for Oku Island, Koji and Goro jump aboard and rushing into the engine room Koji f1nds his brother writhing in a coma. A gun tight ensues, the police arrest Tsukagoshi, but Mitsuhiko is killed by a gun shot. Telling Naoko that his brother is in the engine room she enters. When she comes out, her eyes wet with tears, on a blackboard is written " I wish you happiness, " Koji.

【Quoted from the database of Nikkatsu Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1960.3.4】

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