Fresh out of the slammer, Togawa (Branded to Kill’s Joe Shishido) has no chance to go straight because he is immediately coerced by a wealthy mob boss into organizing the heist of an armored car carrying racetrack receipts.
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Takumi Furukawa's KENJU ZANKOKU MONOGATARI is a terrific, timeless, tense thriller that no self-respecting Japanese Cinema fan should pass up the chance to see.
Think THE KILLING and THE ASPHALT JUNGLE filtered through ultra-cool, wrap-around 60's Tokyo sunglasses--and you might begin to get an idea of what this film has in store for you. This is Nikkatsu Action cinema at its finest!