A Girl Named Tamiko

Set in Tokyo, Sturges's A GIRL NAMED TAMIKO seems a natural extension of his Japanese sympathies, which date to the murdered war hero in BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK and the debt paid to Akiro Kurosawa in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN. Here, however, Sturges is away from the western ground on which he made his finest pictures. After photographer Harvey's parents are killed...read more