Minbo - Or The Gentle Art Of Japanese Extortion

  • 1992
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

Juzo Itami's attack on the time-honored Japanese institution of the yakuza (gangsters) suffers from a split personality. Part expose, part farce, this story of a hotel that refuses to give in to the yakuza's extortion gambits is lively but thin. Tokyo's deluxe Hotel Europa is plagued by a gang of yakuza who hang out in its lobby and restaurants. When...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Producer (1 Credit)
Shogo Hosogoshi
Exec. Producer (2 Credits)
Nigel Sinclair
Yukuo Takenaka
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Yonezo Maeda
Editor (1 Credit)
Akira Suzuki
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Toshiyuki Honda
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Shuji Nakamura
Sound (1 Credit)
Osamu Onodera
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