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Ankokugai no Taiketsu

The Last Gunfight

Japan 1960
produced by
Tomoyuki Tanaka for Toho
directed by Kihachi Okamoto
starring Toshiro Mifune, Koji Tsurata, Yoko Tsukasa, Seizaburo Kawazu, Tadao Nakamaru, Sachio Sakai, Jiro Makino, Koji Iwamoto, Keiko Muramatsu, Jun Tazaki, Makoto Sato, Akihiko Hirata, Hideyo Amamoto, Akira Wakamatsu, Hiroshi Takagi, Mickey Curtis, Yoshio Kosugi, Ichiro Nakatani, Yosuke Natsuki, Fuyuki Murakami, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi, Ren Yamamoto, Akemi Kita, Kaoru Hama, Akira Naoki, Ikio Sawamura, Hiroshi Hayashi, Shiro Tsuchiya, Akira Tani, Akira Sera, Yutaka Sada
story by Haruhiko Ohyabu, screenply by Shinichi Sekizawa, music by Masaru Sato

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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When Fujioka (Toshiro Mifune), a "dirty cop" who has been sent here from Tokyo for redemption, arrives in town and almost immediately creates a situation in yakuza Ooka's (Seizaburo Kawazu) nightclub, things seem off to a bad start, and it shouldn't surprise anybody that he's soon enough on Ooka's payroll as a result. But there's more to Fujioka than meets the eye - why else would he help Tetsuo (Koji Tsuruta), a sworn enemy of Ooka since he has killed Tetsuo's wife, repeatedly, even save his life on more than one occasion and provide him with a good hide-out and plenty of warning when Ooka's men move in on him? Why also would he show such an interest in one of Ooka's top girls, Sally (Yoko Tsukasa), who believes Ooka has killed her brother? Heck, he even tries to save Ooka's main rival, yakuza boss Kozuka's (Jun Tazaki) life - but to no avail.

After much to and fro, Ooka's men find out Fujioka is not the dirty cop he was taken for but a literal gangbuster, and now they go after him, Sally and Tetsuo, and they even manage to take Sally hostage, but virtually at the last moment, Fujioka manages to turn the tides and get the local police on Ooka's trail. He even manages to save Sally, but then Tetsuo, driven by hate and hate alone, makes an extra effort to kill Ooka himself, and now Fujioka has to go after Tetsuo himself - who won't give himself up out of free will ... but when it comes to their final shoot-out, Tetsuo shoots another gunman who wants to shoot Fujioka, even if that causes Fujioka to pull the trigger and kill him by mistake ...


Pretty much a run-of-the mill gangster movie of the dirty-cop variety - which is not to say this is a bad film, as it's well-played, well-paced and filled with colourful characters. Seriously, if you want to have a "yakuza evening" and not strain your brain too much, this one's definitely lots of fun to watch - but it simply lacks that "certain something" that would make The Last Gunfight anything special.


review © by Mike Haberfelner


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