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Tales of the Underworld - The Big Boss (Ankokugai no kaoyaku) (1959)

Tales of the Underworld - The Big Boss
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Koji Tsuruta Koji Tsuruta
Ryuta Komatsu
Akira Takarada Akira Takarada
Mineo Komatsu
Keiko Yanagawa Keiko Yanagawa
Yoko
Yosuke Natsuki Yosuke Natsuki
Kashimura's assistant


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Motosada Nishiki Motosada Nishiki
Shin Shin'ichi Sekizawa
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Brutality, corruption, and a touch of humor highlight one of the earliest efforts from master filmmaker Okamoto Kihachi. The Komatsu brothers Ryuta and Mineo are both yakuza (gangsters). Mineo, although complicit in crime, even murder, wants out of the gangster life, hoping to become a successful singer instead. Ryuta loves his brother, but Mineo's possible defection presents problems for the gang, and Ryuta realizes he must kill his brother if he wants to survive. Tsuruta Koji gets top billing in this exciting tale, with a strong supporting performance by Mifune Toshiro as an unwilling accessory to murder.
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