Tokyo Drifter

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Imagine what a yakuza thriller might look like if it were codirected by Jean-Luc Godard and John Woo, adding a little Sergio Leone and Jean-Pierre Melville, then multiplied by 10, and you might have TOKYO DRIFTER, a deliriously stylized work by the Japanese cult-film director Seijun Suzuki. When gang boss Kurata (Ryuji Kita) decides to go straight and...read more

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(Movie Clip) Credits, Like a Man
Credit sequence follows the prologue from Seijun Suzuki's famous Tokyo Drifter, 1966, plus introduction of boss Kurata (Ryuji Kita), and the hero's gi (more…)
(Movie Clip) Don't Get Me Angry
Blazing, over-exposed black and white prologue sequence in which hit-man Tetsu (Tetsuya Watari) is trying to quit the mob, from director Seijun Suzuki (more…)
(Movie Clip) Sing or He Dies
A portion of the dazzling if incoherent climactic shootout in the all-white piano bar, in which Tetsu (Tetsuya Watari) comes to rescue Chiharu (Chieko (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Imagine what a yakuza thriller might look like if it were codirected by Jean-Luc Godard and John Woo, adding a little Sergio Leone and Jean-Pierre Melville, then multiplied by 10, and you might have TOKYO DRIFTER, a deliriously stylized work by the Japanes… (more)

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