Minbo--Or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion Movie Review 1992

Information and Film Reviews for Minbo--Or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion the Movie

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Satire on Japanese mobsters, known as the Yakuza, focusing on the blackmail and intimidation that gives these criminals a great deal of their power. The ill-mannered group like to congregate at a local hotel--much to the detriment of business--and hotel management finally hire a hardball-playing female lawyer to solve their problems with the thugs. Japanese with subtitles.

Distribution

Home Vision Cinema, c/o Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste. 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, URL: http://www.homevision.com

Available on VHS
Running time 123 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, Yakuza, Law & Lawyers, Japan
Screenplay
Juzo Itami
Cast
Nobuko Miyamoto, Akira Takarada, Takehiro Murata, Yasuo Daichi, Hideji Otaki
Cinematography
Yonezo Maeda
Director
Juzo Itami
Music
Toshiyuki Honda
Producer
Yasushi Tamaoki, Northern Arts Entertainment

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