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Title Nikkatsu noir [videorecording] / Nikkatsu Corporation ; Janus Films.
Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2009.
Description 5 videodiscs (432 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Eclipse ; Series 17, Nikkatsu noir
Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 17, Nikkatsu noir.
System Req DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Note In Japanese, with English subtitles.
Take aim at the police van based on a story by Kazuo Shimada; A Colt is my passport based on a story by Shinji Fujiwara.
Videodisc release of the 1957-1967 motion pictures.
Titles from container.
Widescreen or full screen presentation.
Special features included.
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Cast I am waiting: Yujiro Ishihara, Mie Kitahara, Isamu Kosugi, Kenjiro Uemura, Hideaki Nitani, Ken Hatano, Kojiro Kusanagi.
Rusty knife: Yujiro Ishihara, Mie Kitahara, Shoji Yasui, Mari Shiraki, Joe Shishido, Akira Kobayashi, Masao Shimizu, Naoki Sugiura, Toshio Takahara.
Take aim at the police van: Michitaro Mizushima, Mari Shiraki, Misako Watanabe, Shinsuke Ashida, Shoichi Ozawa, Ryohei Uchida, Toru Abe, Tatsuo Matsushita, Saburo Hiromatsu, Reiko Arai, Toyo Fukuda, Kotoe Hatsui, Hiroshi Osa, Akira Hisamatsu.
Cruel gun story: Joe Shishido, Chieko Matsubara, Tamio Kawachi, Yuji Odaka, Minako Kazuki, Hiroshi Nihonyanagi, Hiroshi Kondo, Shobun Inoue, Saburo Hiromatsu, Junichi Yamanobe.
A Colt is my passport: Joe Shishido, Chitose Kobayashi, Jerry Fujio, Shoki Fukae, Zenji Yamada, Hideaki Esumi, Jun Hongo, Akio Miyabe, Toyoko Takechi, Kojiro Kusanagi, Ryotaro Sugi, Takamaru Sasaki, Asao Uchida, Zeko Nakamura, Kanjuro Arashi.
Credits I am waiting: Cinematography, Kurataro Takamura ; editor, Akira Suzuki ; music, Masaru Sato ; producer, Takiko Mizunoe ; screenplay, Shintaro Ishihara ; director, Koreyoshi Kurahara.
Rusty knife: Cinematography, Kurataro Takamura ; editor, Masanori Tsujii ; music, Masaru Sato ; producer, Takiko Mizunoe ; writer, Shintaro Ishihara ; screenplay, Shintaro Ishihara, Toshio Masuda ; director, Toshio Masuda.
Take aim at the police van: Cinematography, Shigeyoshi Mine ; editor, Akira Suzuki ; music, Koichi Kawabe ; producer, Ryoji Motegi ; screenplay, Shinichi Sekizawa ; director, Seijun Suzuki.
Cruel gun story: Cinematography, Saburo Isayama ; editor, Masanori Tsujii ; music, Masayoshi Ikeda ; writer, Haruhiko Oyabu ; screenplay, Hisataka Kai ; director, Takumi Furukawa.
A Colt is my passport: Cinematography, Shigeyoshi Mine ; editor, Akira Suzuki ; music, Harumi Ibe ; producer, Takeo Yanagawa ; screenplay, Nobuo Yamada, Shuichi Nagahara ; director, Takashi Nomura.
Summary I am waiting: An ex-boxer gets roped into the criminal underworld when he falls hard for a mysterious young woman fleeing her gangster boss.
Rusty knife: Best friends, who are former criminals and trying to go straight, are outed as witnesses to a murder committed by a local Yakuza boss. The police try to convince them to come forward. The gangsters try to pay them off, with the threat of death looming.
Take aim at the police van: A prison guard metes out his own brand of justice when he goes in search of the criminals who put his job, not to mention the live of those he is guarding, on the line.
Cruel gun story: A thief is released from jail and pulled into a tricky plot to hold up an armored car.
A Colt is my passport: A hit man is hired by Yakuza to rub out a rival gang's boss, only to be betrayed and targeted by both sides.
Contents [Disc 1]: I am waiting = Ore wa matteru ze -- [Disc 2]: Rusty knife = Sabita knife -- [Disc 3]: Take aim at the police van = Sono gososha o nerae -- [Disc 4]: Cruel gun story = Kenju zankoku monogatari -- [Disc 5]: A Colt is my passport = Colt wa ore no passport.
Audience Not rated.
Subject Boxers (Sports) -- Japan -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Japan -- Drama.
Hoodlums -- Japan -- Drama.
Criminals -- Japan -- Drama.
Organized crime -- Japan -- Drama.
Revenge -- Japan -- Drama.
Thieves -- Japan -- Drama.
Assassins -- Drama -- Japan -- Assassins -- Drama.
Gangsters -- Japan -- Drama.
Japan -- Drama.
Film noir.
Crime films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Addl. Author Ishihara, Yūjirō, 1934-1987.
Kitahara, Mie, 1933-
Kosugi, Isamu, 1904-1983.
Uemura, Kenijiro.
Nitani, Hideaki.
Hatano, Ken.
Kusanagi, Kojiro.
Yasui, Shōji, 1928-2014.
Shiraki, Mari, 1937-
Shishido, Jō, 1933-2020.
Kobayashi, Akira, 1938-
Shimizu, Masao.
Takahara, Toshio.
Mizushima, Michitarō.
Watanabe, Misako, 1932-
Ashida, Shinsuke.
Ozawa, Shoichi.
Uchida, Ryohei.
Abe, Toru.
Matsushita, Tatsuo.
Hiromatsu, Saburo.
Arai, Reiko.
Fukuda, Toyo.
Hatsui, Kotoe.
Osa, Hiroshi.
Hisamatsu, Akira.
Matsubara, Chieko, 1945-
Kawaji, Tamio, 1938-2018.
Odaka, Yuji.
Kazuki, Minako.
Nihonyanagi, Hiroshi.
Kondo, Hiroshi.
Inoue, Shobun.
Yamanobe, Junichi.
Kobayashi, Chitose, 1937-2003.
Fujio, Jerry, 1940-
Fukae, Shoki.
Yamada, Zenji.
Esumi, Hideaki.
Hongo, Jun.
Miyabe, Akio.
Takechi, Toyoko.
Sugi, Ryotaro.
Ochiai, Saburō.
Uchida, Asao.
Nakamura, Zeko.
Arashi, Kanjuro.
Satō, Masaru, 1928-1999.
Kawabe, Koichi.
Ikeda, Masayoshi.
Ibe, Harumi.
Shimada, Kazuo, 1909-1996.
Fujiwara, Shinji, 1921-1984.
Mizunoe, Takiko, 1915-2009.
Ishihara, Shintarō, 1932-
Kurahara, Koreyoshi, 1927-2002.
Masuda, Toshio, 1927-
Motegi, Ryoji.
Sekizawa, Shinichi.
Suzuki, Seijun, 1923-2017.
Ōyabu, Haruhiko, 1935-1996.
Kai, Hisataka.
Furukawa, Takumi.
Yanagawa, Takeo.
Yamada, Nobuo.
Nagahara, Shuichi, 1940-2001.
Nomura, Takashi.
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 1604651946 :
9781604651942 :
Standard # 715515049719

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