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Jakoman to Tetsu (1964)

In a village subsisting on its herring fishery, a one-eyed criminal named Jakoman terrorizes the inhabitants. One of them, the son of the head of one of the fish companies by the name of Tetsu, decides to overthrow Jakoman and his cohorts.

Director:

Kinji Fukasaku

Writers:

Keizo Kajino (story) (as Shinzo Kajino), Akira Kurosawa (and earlier screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ken Takakura ... Tetsu
Tetsurô Tanba ... Jakoman
Isao Yamagata
Yôko Minamida
Kumeko Urabe
Wakaba Irie Wakaba Irie
Hizuru Takachiho
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In a village subsisting on its herring fishery, a one-eyed criminal named Jakoman terrorizes the inhabitants. One of them, the son of the head of one of the fish companies by the name of Tetsu, decides to overthrow Jakoman and his cohorts.

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Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

8 February 1964 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Jakoman and Tetsu See more »

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Production Co:

Toei Company, Toei Tokyo See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Ken Takakura saw the Toho version at the time of its release and was so excited to do it that he couldn't sleep at night. See more »

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Version of Jakoman and Tetsu (1949) See more »

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Rare Kinji Fukasaku gem.
29 November 2018 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

One more lost film from the great Japanese film director, but not a Yakuza this time. Rather an adventure drama taking place in our era, but which I could not easily follow because the absence of subtitles. This tells the rivalry between two men, but not in the way the US movie industry would have given us for such a topic. It is very Oriental, Japanese way of story telling that you deal with here, very subtle, and also complex for western not Asian - audiences. This is a shame that I could not have the subs, because I missed many things. Not much action nor bloodshed, but a truly good movie.


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