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Drunken Angel (27-Apr-1948)

Original Title: Yoidore tenshi

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Writers: Akira Kurosawa; Keinosuke Uekusa

Keywords: Crime

In post-war Japan, a tubercular gangster reluctantly seeks aid from a jaded and often-intoxicated physician. A fetid swamp symbolizes the endemic corruption of the Yakuza-controlled town. Gripping from start to finish, it is the first of many collaborations between Kurosawa and actor Toshiro Mifune.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Toshirô Mifune
Actor
1-Apr-1920 24-Dec-1997 Yojimbo
Takashi Shimura
Actor
12-Mar-1905 11-Feb-1982 The Seven Samurai

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