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Tokyo Drifter (1966)
Starring: Tamio Kawachi, Ryuji Kita, Chieko Matsubara, Hideaki Nitani, Tetsuya Watari, Hideko Yoshida
Director: Seijun Suzuki
Category: Foreign, Action / Adventure
Studio: Criterion
83 mins



In this "free-jazz gangster film," "Phoenix" Tetsu drifts around Japan awaiting his own extinction until he's called back to Tokyo to help battle a rival gang.Equal parts Russ Meyer, Nagisa Oshima, and Frank Tashlin, this "barrage of aesthetic violence, visual gags, and mind-warping color effects." once again put director Seijin Suzuki in trouble with Nikkatsu studio heads, who had ordered him to "play it straight this time."